Low Latency 40- and 100-Gbps Ethernet MAC and PHY MegaCore Function User Guide

ID 683628
Date 12/28/2017
Document Table of Contents

2.1. Installation and Licensing for LL 40-100GbE IP Core for Stratix V Devices

The Low Latency 40-100GbE IP core that targets the Stratix V device family is an extended IP core which is not included with the Quartus Prime release. This section provides a general overview of the Altera extended IP core installation process to help you quickly get started with any Altera extended IP core.

The Altera extended IP cores are available from the Altera Self-Service Licensing Center (SSLC). Refer to Related Links below for the correct link for this IP core.

Figure 2. IP Core Directory Structure Directory structure after you install the Low Latency 40-100GbE IP core. The default installation directory <path> on Windows is C:\altera\< version number >; on Linux it is /opt/altera< version number >.

You can evaluate an IP core in simulation and in hardware until you are satisfied with its functionality and performance. You must purchase a license for the IP core when you want to take your design to production. After you purchase a license for an Altera IP core, you can request a license file from the Altera Licensing page of the Altera website and install the license on your computer.