Arria 10 SoC Virtual Platform User Guide

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Date 9/16/2015
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1.4. Installing the Arria 10 SoC Virtual Platform

The following steps describe how to download and install the Arria® 10 SoC Virtual Platform from Altera® 's Software site.

  1. Download the Arria® 10 SoC Virtual Platform tar file from the Mentor Graphics® website to your chosen directory. The file downloaded to your directory is named Arria10_vp.tgz.
  2. Uncompress the virtual platform by typing the following command:
    tar zxvf Arria10_vp.tgz

    A directory named Arria10_vp is created with an installer named and an executable file named install_a10socvp.exe. is a simple script that runs install_a10socvp.exe for you. install_a10socvp.exe installs the virtual platform to your directory.

  3. To install the Arria® 10 SoC Virtual Platform, change to directory Arria10_vp and type the following command:

    The installer displays the following message:

    Running: <chosen_directory>/Arria10_vp/install_a10socvp.exe  -install <home_directory>/altera/socvp/arria10/<version_number>.  Please wait...
    Note: The installation directory should not exist before running the install command. The virtual platform executable automatically creates this directory.
    The following message displays when the virtual platform has successfully installed:
    Virtual Prototype installed successfully to <chosen_directory>/altera/socvp/arria10/<version_number>.