Device Family: Intel® Arria® 10

Type: Answers, Errata

Area: HSIO, Intellectual Property


Last Modified: February 22, 2018
Version Found: v17.1 Update 1
Version Fixed: v17.1 Update 2
Bug ID: FB: 525812;

Has there been an update to the Intel® Arria® 10 Soft DFE IP for PCIe* Gen3?

Description

Intel® Arria® 10 Soft DFE IP has been updated for both Hard IP and PIPE modes to improve the PCIe* link margin. Updating the Soft DFE IP is recommended for systems that have short reflective links.

Workaround/Fix

For Intel® Quartus® Prime software version 17.1.2 Pro, the Intel® Arria® 10 Hard IP for PCI* Express IP Cores Soft DFE update changes are included.

For Intel® Quartus® Prime software version 17.1.1 Standard, download and install ACS Patch 1.01std using the steps listed below.

Regenerate the Intel® Arria® 10 Hard IP for PCI* Express IP Cores with the Soft DFE IP enabled and recompile your design to include the updates.