Boot Process - 2023.2 English

Versal Adaptive SoC System Software Developers Guide (UG1304)

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The boot process is divided into four phases that are independent of the selected boot mode:

Phase 1
Pre-Boot (Power-up and Reset)
Phase 2
Boot Setup (Initialization and boot header processing)
Phase 3
Load Platform (Boot image processing and configuration)
Phase 4
Post-Boot (Platform management and monitoring services)
Note: Phase 1 and 2 are part of the BootROM stage.

The following sections provide a simplified overview the four phases.