Device Family: Intel® Arria® 10, Arria® V, Intel® Cyclone® 10, Cyclone® V, Stratix® V

Intel Software: Quartus Prime Standard

Type: Answers

Area: Component


Last Modified: December 12, 2018
Version Found: v18.1
Bug ID: FB: 600061;
IP: Altera Generic QUAD SPI Controller II

Why do write operations fail with a MT25QU01G flash device when using the Intel® FPGA Generic QUAD SPI Controller II Core?

Description

Due to a problem in the Intel® FPGA Generic QUAD SPI Controller II version 18.1 , erase operations starting from sector 256 onwards will fail, causing all write operations to be unsuccessful when using a MT25QU01G flash device

Erase and write operation executed below sector 256 will be performed without problems.

This problem affects the Intel® FPGA Generic QUAD SPI Controller II included with the Intel® Quartus® Prime Standard Edition software version 18.1

Workaround/Fix

To work around this issue, please download and install the patch file for your Operating system:

Download Quartus Prime 18.1 Standard patch 0.01 for Windows (.exe)
Download Quartus Prime 18.1 Standard patch 0.01 for Linux (.run)
Download ReadMe file for Quartus Prime 18.1 Standard patch 0.01 (.txt)

This problem is scheduled to be fixed in a future release of the Intel® Quartus® Prime software.