Intel® FPGA SDK for OpenCL™: Stratix® V Network Reference Platform Porting Guide

ID 683645
Date 11/06/2017
Document Table of Contents

A. Document Revision History

Table 10.  Document Revision History of the Stratix V Network Reference Platform Porting Guide
Date Version Changes
November 2017 2017.11.03
  • Rebranded the following:
    • USB Blaster Cable to Intel FPGA Download Cable.
    • SignalTap II Logic Analyzer to Signal Tap logic analyzer.
    • Quartus Prime to Intel® Quartus® Prime
    • LogicLock to Logic Lock
    • Qsys to Platform Designer (Standard)
  • Implemented single dash and -option=<value> conventions in the following topics:
  • Added a new topic aocl list-devices.
  • Updated the topic aocl diagnose to include support for diagnosing multiple devices and all devices.
  • Updated the topics aocl install and aocl uninstall to include the path to custom platform during installation and uninstallation.
  • In Establishing Host Communication, removed reference to the environment variable AOCL_BOARD_PACKAGE_ROOT since it is deprecated and updated instances of aocl install updated as aocl install <path_to_customplatform>.
May 2017 2017.05.08
  • Maintenance release.
October 2016 2016.10.31
  • Rebranded Altera SDK for OpenCL to Intel® FPGA SDK for OpenCL™ .
  • Rebranded Altera Offline Compiler to Intel® FPGA SDK for OpenCL™ Offline Compiler.
  • In Building the Software in Your Custom Platform, updated the code snippet in Step 4 from #define ACL_VENDOR_NAME "Altera Corporation" to #define ACL_VENDOR_NAME "Intel(R) Corporation".
May 2016 2016.05.02 Maintenance release.
November 2015 2015.11.02 Maintenance release, and made the following updates:
  • Changed instances of Quartus® II to Quartus® Prime.
  • Changed instances of Altera® Complete Design Suite to Intel® Quartus® Prime Design Suite .
May 2015 15.0.0 Maintenance release.
December 2014 14.1.0
  • Renamed the document as Altera Stratix V Network Reference Platform Porting Guide.
  • Updated the Legacy Board Support section. Added reference to the Custom Platform Automigration for Forward Compatibility section in the Altera SDK for OpenCL Custom Platform Toolkit User Guide for automigration information and instructions.
  • In the Implementation of UDP Cores as OpenCL Channels section, added notes indicating the following:
    1. The QuickUDP IP requires a license from PLDA.
    2. Improper installation of the PLDA QuickUDP license causes the Altera® Software Development Kit (SDK) for OpenCL™ (AOCL) users to encounter a compilation error.
  • In the Describe the s5_net Hardware to the AOCL section:
    1. Elaborated on the calculation of the value for used_resources based on the values reported in the Fitter report.
    2. Added information on the compile and board board_spec.xml XML elements.
  • Added an aocl uninstall subsection under OpenCL Utilities Implementation to document the locations of the uninstall script for Windows and Linux systems.
July 2014 14.0.0 Initial Release.