Due to a problem in Intel® Quartus® Prime version 17.1, you may encounter above error when running the hardware test of the Low Latency Ethernet 10G MAC's dynamically generated 1G/2.5G/10G Ethernet with 1588 example design for Intel® Stratix® 10 device.
To work around this problem, copy the "tod" folder from Quartus prime installation directory to user's project directory.
Quartus prime installation directory:
User's project directory:
This problem is scheduled to be fixed in a future release of the Intel Quartus Prime software.