Article ID: 000083443 Content Type: Troubleshooting Last Reviewed: 10/16/2012

Triple Speed Ethernet Design Fails in Fitter with Internal Error for Arria V Device

Environment

  • Quartus® II Subscription Edition
  • Ethernet
  • BUILT IN - ARTICLE INTRO SECOND COMPONENT
    Description

    The triple speed ethernet design channel_8_mac_pcs_gxb_arriav fails with internal error during the Quartus II compilation process. The failure is caused by the fitter failing to read pins with certain seed values.

    This issue affects Arria V devices with the following design:

    Device family: Arria V

    Device: 5AGXFB7K6F40C6

    IP: Triple speed ethernet

    Variant: 10/100/1000Mb Ethernet MAC with 1000BASE-X/SGMII PCS

    No internal FIFO

    8 Ports

    Use transceiver block, GXB

    Include MDIO module

    Enable SGMII bridge

    Resolution

    Re-run the Quartus II compilation process with a different seed value.

    This issue will be fixed in 13.0.

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