Article ID: 000086704 Content Type: Troubleshooting Last Reviewed: 10/08/2018

Why does Active Serial (x1 and x4) configuration of Intel® Arria® 10 or Intel Cyclone® 10 GX devices fail after a power cycle when using Macronix flash devices?

Environment

  • Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition
  • Intel® Quartus® Prime Standard Edition
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    Description

    When using the Intel® Quartus® Prime software version 18.1 for the programming of  Macronix flash devices, you will observe a successful programming sequence, but you may observe an Active Serial (x1 and x4) configuration failure after a power cycle, with Intel Arria® 10 or Intel Cyclone® 10 GX devices.

    Resolution

    To work around this problem, check the “Disable EPCS/EPCQ ID check” option in the 'Advanced Options' of the 'Convert Programming File' tool. 

    Related Products

    This article applies to 2 products

    Intel® Cyclone® 10 GX FPGA
    Intel® Arria® 10 FPGAs and SoC FPGAs

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