Article ID: 000082221 Content Type: Troubleshooting Last Reviewed: 02/22/2018

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

Environment

  • Intel® Arria® 10 FPGAs and SoC FPGAs
  • Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition
  • Intel® Arria® 10 Cyclone® 10 Hard IP for PCI Express
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    Critical Issue

    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.

    Resolution

    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.

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