Article ID: 000076879 Content Type: Error Messages Last Reviewed: 09/29/2017

Error: The Maximum channels supported is 8 for LVDS variant Or Error: “Number of channels” (NUM_CHANNELS) 12 is out of range: 1-11

Environment

  • Intel® Arria® 10 FPGAs and SoC FPGAs
  • Intel® Cyclone® 10 GX FPGA
  • Intel® Stratix® 10 FPGAs and SoC FPGAs
  • Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition
  • Triple-Speed Ethernet Intel® FPGA IP
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    Description

    You may receive above error message when select the port number greater than 8 and transceiver type as LVDS I/O for Triple Speed Ethernet IP Core in Quartus® Prime version 17.0.2 including patch 2.05 or Quartus® Prime version 17.1.

    Resolution

    The Triple Speed Ethernet IP with LVDS I/O interface can only support up to 8 ports. Therefore, port number larger than 8 is not a valid option and those options will be removed in a future version of Quartus® Prime.

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