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.
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.