Ethernet Toolkit User Guide

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Date 4/01/2024
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3.2.3. Example Link Bring Up Using GTS Ethernet Hard IP

This section covers an example of link bring up using the Quartus-generated GTS Ethernet Hard IP design example. After you compile the GTS Ethernet Hard IP core design example and configure the appropriate device, you can use the System Console to program the IP core. Perform the following steps to establish the Ethernet link:
If you configure your IP in external loopback or you connect to a link partner:
  1. Program the .sof file for the device and navigate to Tools > System Debugging Tools > System Console window and wait for you design .sof file to load.
  2. All the Ethernet IP instances supported by the Ethernet Toolkit within the design should appear. Select one of them.
  3. Select the toolkit corresponding to the Ethernet IP that was selected in Details pane, and click Open Toolkit.
  4. Select Using Quartus generated Example Design checkbox option.
  5. Under the Status tab, click Start Reading All Status.
  6. Under Statistics Counter tab, navigate to the Transmitter and Receiver Statistics.
  7. Click Reset Receiver/Transmitter Statistics.
  8. Click Start Packet Generator in Statistics Counter tab and click Start Reading Receiver/Transmitter Statistics.