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

ID 683824
Date 5/08/2017

1.6.1. Installing the Linux Software

On your Linux computer: :

  1. Create a directory and unzip all files to that directory.
  2. In the directory that you created, login as root by typing su.
  3. Type your root password.
  4. Type make to compile the driver and the application.
  5. Type ./install to install the Linux driver.
You will get the following error message when you install the driver for the first time:
ERROR: Module altera_dma does not exist in /proc/modules.
rm: cannot remove '/dev/altera_dma': no such file or directory.