Article ID: 000084775 Content Type: Troubleshooting Last Reviewed: 08/27/2013

Why does configuration of the Stratix III EP3S340 device fail when using the EthernetBlaster download cable?

Environment

  • Quartus® II Subscription Edition
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    Description
    Configuration of the the Stratix® III EP3S340 device may fail when using the EthernetBlaster download cable with the following error messages in Quartus® II software :

    Error: Can't find JTAG Server
    Error: Unexpected error in JTAG server -- error code 44
    Error: Unexpected error in JTAG server -- error code 44
    Error: CONF_DONE pin failed to go high in device 1
    Error: Unexpected error in JTAG server -- error code 44
    Error: Unexpected error in JTAG server -- error code 44
    Error: Operation failed

    In the meantime you may use a USB-Blaster download cable to configure the device.
     
    The issue does not affect programming of the volatile or non-volatile key into the Stratix III  EP3S340 devices using the EthernetBlaster download cable with Quartus II software.
    Resolution This is fixed in the Quartus II software version 9.0.

    Related Products

    This article applies to 1 products

    Stratix® III FPGAs

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