(19)
(11)EP 2 600 528 A3

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT APPLICATION

(88)Date of publication A3:
20.08.2014 Bulletin 2014/34

(43)Date of publication A2:
05.06.2013 Bulletin 2013/23

(21)Application number: 12194840.0

(22)Date of filing:  29.11.2012
(51)International Patent Classification (IPC): 
H03K 19/177(2006.01)
(84)Designated Contracting States:
AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR
Designated Extension States:
BA ME

(30)Priority: 02.12.2011 US 201113310574

(71)Applicant: Altera Corporation
San Jose, CA 95134 (US)

(72)Inventor:
  • Ball, James L.
    San Jose, CA California 95134 (US)

(74)Representative: Appelt, Christian W. 
Boehmert & Boehmert Pettenkoferstrasse 20-22
80336 München
80336 München (DE)

  


(54)Logic device having a compressed configuration image stored on an internal read only memory


(57) Systems and methods for using an internal read only memory (ROM) to configure a logic device are described. The ROM (140) and the logic device (130) may be located on a single chip (102). The ROM (140) may be adapted to store highly compressed configuration images and be non-reprogrammable. The logic device (130) may be configured based on the compressed configuration image.







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