Article ID: 000086617 Content Type: Troubleshooting Last Reviewed: 05/06/2021

Why does CONF_DONE pin fail to go high after reprogramming RBF with a matching key?

Environment

  • Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition
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    Description

    Due to a problem in the Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition software version 21.1, if you program the Raw Binary File (.rbf) with a matching key (expect to pass), then program the RBF with a mismatched key (expect to fail), then try to program the RBF with a matching key (expect to pass), however the process will fail and you will see the following message:

    Error (18944): CONF_DONE pin failed to go high in device 0. Make sure all communication cables are securely connected, select a different device, check the power on the target system, or make sure all nCE pins are connected to GND. 
     

    Resolution

    A patch is available to fix this problem for the Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition software version 21.1.  Download and install Patch 0.06 from the appropriate link below.

        > Download patch Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition 21.1 Patch 0.06 for Windows (.exe) 

        > Download patch Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition 21.1 Patch 0.06 for Linux (.run)

        > Download the Readme for Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition 21.1 Patch 0.06  (.txt) 

    This patch is scheduled to be included in a future release of the Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition software.

    Related Products

    This article applies to 2 products

    Intel® Stratix® 10 FPGAs and SoC FPGAs
    Intel® Agilex™ 7 FPGAs and SoC FPGAs F-Series

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