This section describes the followed method to tackle FPGA device on balloon board.
Install FPGA software
1. Go to Xilinx and download ISE Webpack (release 10.1 by the time writing this report). You will need to register under Xilinx site.
2. Once, you got a ZIP file, unzip it into a temporal directory and execute ./setup script, be sure to accept license terms and answer all required questions.
3. zumbi@spica:~/Xilinx92i/bin/lin$ ./ise &
4. Now, you can check the code under balloon board svn svn checkout svn://www.balloonboard.org/balloon/trunk/vhdl/ balloonboard-vhdl