Article ID: 000081039 Content Type: Troubleshooting Last Reviewed: 07/02/2014

Why does my Cyclone IV GX Nios II design fail to boot up in V13.1

Environment

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    Description

    Due to a problem in the Quartus® II software version 13.1,  Nios® II designs targeting Cyclone IV GX devices using the EPCS IP may not boot correctly.

    Resolution

    To work around this problem follow the steps below:

    1. Open /ip/altera/sopc_builder_ip/altera_avalon_epcs_flash_controller/em_epcs_qsys.pm file in a text editor
    2. Add the CYCLONEIVGX device into the condition check logic at line 703
      • Before: ( eq "CYCLONEIVE"))
      • After: ( eq "CYCLONEIVE") || ( eq "CYCLONEIVGX"))

    This problem is fixed beggining with the Quartus software version 14.0.

    Related Products

    This article applies to 1 products

    Cyclone® IV GX FPGA

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