Partially Reconfigurable Hardware Icon

Partially Reconfigurable Hardware


Framework for Adaptive Hardware Concurrent Systems with DPR-FPGAs

Add a Review
10 Downloads (This Week)
Last Update:
Download pr_hardware_v0.10.tar.gz
Browse All Files


This project introduces new FPGA architectural tools and Linux OS modifications that aid in supporting Dynamic Partial Reconfiguration (DPR) on FPGAs for concurrent control. It shows that control systems benefit from hardware concurrency, meaning that by moving the control intelligence into hardware, the negative effects inherent to threads and their scheduler are minimized. This leaves software with the role of a high-level administrator rather than an executor, thereby eliminating unnecessary bottlenecks. The tools described in this project enable the hardware engineer to develop DPR-FPGA systems more effectively for rapid control system development.

For more information, related papers and user guide, please refer to:

Partially Reconfigurable Hardware Web Site


  • Highly concurrent framework for device control that decouples time sensitive hardware datapath from software;
  • Architecture for a concurrent control system that removes the impact of the FPGA’s internal partial reconfiguration on the processor with the OS and its system bus;
  • Software application programming interface (API) that allows Linux command line communication with DPR hardware modules;
  • Validated on Xilinx Virtex-5 DPR-FPGA (ML-505 development board).


Other Useful Business Software

Resolve IT tickets faster with Snagit Icon

Snagit® - Powerful Screen Capture and Screen Recorder Software - Winner of G2 Crowd Best Software for Business Operations Teams 2017

Resolve IT tickets faster with Snagit Icon
Snagit’s image and video capture is powerful, but not complex. All-in-One Capture® grabs your entire desktop, a region, a window, or a scrolling window from any webpage or application—-all with a single hotkey or click. Snagit gives you a simple way to edit. Show a complex process, give detailed feedback, or share important information with the people who need it most. Download your free trial now!
Write a Review

User Reviews

Be the first to post a review of Partially Reconfigurable Hardware!

Additional Project Details



Intended Audience

Developers, Architects, Engineering

User Interface


Programming Language

C, VHDL/Verilog



Thanks for helping keep SourceForge clean.

Screenshot instructions:
Red Hat Linux   Ubuntu

Click URL instructions:
Right-click on ad, choose "Copy Link", then paste here →
(This may not be possible with some types of ads)

More information about our ad policies

Briefly describe the problem (required):

Upload screenshot of ad (required):
Select a file, or drag & drop file here.

Please provide the ad click URL, if possible:

Get latest updates about Open Source Projects, Conferences and News.

Sign up for the SourceForge newsletter:

JavaScript is required for this form.

No, thanks