B2 Programmer Suggestion: mention .bin files


#1

Hey Luke, just a suggestion, could you mention somewhere that the B2 programmer can use .bin bitstream files as well as .hex files?

When I first got my B2 I built the blinky project, but I used yosys and friends; this created a TinyFPGA_B.bin file. Of course, the B series user guide only mentions hex files!

I tore my hair out for half an hour before I guessed (hoped) that the programmer would cope with the TinyFPGA_B.bin file. Which, of course, it did.

So, perhaps mention this in the user guide somewhere!

Thanks again for all your work, Warren


#2

Ohh man, so sorry about that! I’ll have to go back and update the documentation. Thanks for bringing this to my attention!


#3

Also, once APIO support is out of beta I’ll be updating the icestorm documentation to use APIO. It is super slick: Apio support for TinyFPGA-B2


#4

Just updated the user guide: http://tinyfpga.com/b-series-guide.html

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