Device Family: Intel® Arria® 10

Intel Software: Quartus II, Quartus Prime

Type: Answers

Area: Intellectual Property


Last Modified: January 27, 2017
Version Found: v15.1 Update 2
Version Fixed: v17.0
Bug ID: FB: 422892;

Why does the Arria 10 Hard IP for PCI Express Example Design Generation fail on Windows 7?

Description

Due to a problem with the Quartus® Prime software version 15.1.2 and later the Arria® 10 Hard IP for PCI Express Example Design may fail to generate on Windows®.

Workaround/Fix

This problem can happen if the required Windows Environment settings are not correctly set during the Quartus Prime installation.
To work around this issue manually make or ensure that the following windows environement variables are set on your system:
User Variables
Path : <your install location>\modelsim_ae\win32aloem;
QSYS_ROOTDIR : <your install location>\quartus\sopc_builder\bin
QUARTUS_ROOTDIR : <your install location>\quartus
System Variables
Path : %QUARTUS_ROOTDIR%\bin;%QSYS_ROOTDIR%
QSYS_ROOTDIR : <your install location>\quartus\sopc_builder\bin
QUARTUS_ROOTDIR : <your install location>\quartus
SOPC_KIT_NIOS2 : <your install location>\nios2eds