|author||H. Peter Anvin <email@example.com>||2011-06-04 18:16:11 -0700|
|committer||H. Peter Anvin <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2011-06-04 18:16:11 -0700|
Document that erasure of blank sectors is automatically skipped
1 files changed, 9 insertions, 2 deletions
@@ -46,5 +46,12 @@ Usage:
quartus_stp -t de1flash.tcl write filename [length]
quartus_stp -t de1flash.tcl eraseall
-Note that it is NOT necessary to erase before writing; the utility
-will automatically erase any sectors that are being written.
+It is NOT necessary to erase before writing; the utility will
+automatically erase any sectors that are being written (but not any
+other sectors.) The "eraseall" command is available to clear out the
+Both the "write" and the "eraseall" commands automatically skip
+erasing any sectors that are already blank.