AN 690: PCI Express* Avalon® -MM DMA Reference Design

ID 683824
Date 5/08/2017

1.6.3. Installing the Hardware

  1. Power down computer number 1.
  2. Plug the FPGA Development kit into a PCI Express slot, being certain that the slot supports Gen3 x8 or Gen2 x4.
    The development kit has an integrated Intel® FPGA Download Cable for FPGA programming.
  3. Connect a USB cable from computer number 2 to the FPGA Development kit.
  4. Turn on computer number 1.
  5. On computer number 2, bring up the Quartus® Prime programmer and program the FPGA through an Intel® FPGA Download Cable.
  6. To force system enumeration to discover the PCI Express IP core, reboot computer number 1.