Article ID: 000081269 Content Type: Error Messages Last Reviewed: 12/17/2014

Error: onchip_memory<Qsys_assigned_name>:Failed to generate module ref_system_onchip_memory<Qsys_assigned_name>

Environment

  • Quartus® II Subscription Edition
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    Description

    This error may be seen in the Quartus® II software version 13.0 and earlier,  if you select HardCopy® II Arria® GX Stratix® I or Stratix II devices and use MRAM as the block RAM type during Qsys generation.

    Example of error messages
    Info: onchip_memory<Qsys_assigned_name>:
    Info: onchip_memory<Qsys_assigned_name>: ERROR:
    Info: onchip_memory<Qsys_assigned_name>: ERROR: Parameter validation failed.
    Info: onchip_memory<Qsys_assigned_name>: Parameter 'ram_block_type' (= M-RAM)
    Info: onchip_memory<Qsys_assigned_name>: is not one of the listed allowed values.
    Error: onchip_memory<Qsys_assigned_name>: Failed to generate module ref_system_onchip_memory<Qsys_assigned_name>

     

    Resolution

    To work around this problem follow the steps below: 

    1. Open em_onchip_memory2_qsys.pm file. You can find this file here: <Quartus II Install>\ip\altera\sopc_builder_ip\altera_avalon_onchip_memory2\em_onchip_memory2_qsys.pm
    2.  Go to line 152 of em_onchip_memory2_qsys.pm
    3. Change "MRAM" to "M-RAM"
    4. Save the file 
    5. Regenerate the Qsys design.

    Related Products

    This article applies to 5 products

    Stratix® II FPGAs
    HardCopy™ III ASIC Devices
    Stratix® GX FPGA
    Stratix® FPGAs
    Arria® GX FPGA

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