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system_tools:installing_cores_quartus [2019/11/09 01:57]
muaddib ↷ Page moved and renamed from install_core_quartus to system_tools:installing_cores_quartus
system_tools:installing_cores_quartus [2020/08/02 12:37] (current)
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-To upgrade ​cores, use the ''​Quartus II Programmer''​ application for Windows or Linux, and a ''​USB-Blaster''​ connected to the Vampire ''​JTAG''​ header.+To upgrade ​Cores, use the ''​Quartus II Programmer''​ application for Windows or Linux, and a ''​USB-Blaster''​ connected to the Vampire ''​JTAG''​ header.
  
-End-users can use this method, or, alternatively,​ use dedicated [[install_core_flashrom|FlashROM executables]] that run directly on AmigaOS 3.x. The Quartus method is the only one able to flash bricked cards.+End-users can use this method, or, alternatively,​ use dedicated [[system_tools:​installing_cores_flashrom|FlashROM executables]] that run directly on AmigaOS 3.x. The Quartus method is the only one able to flash bricked cards.
  
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-{{:​warning-icon.png?​nolink&​24|}} **POWER OFF your Amiga / Vampire**, **__NEVER__** connect or disconnect the **USB-Blaster** while your Amiga / Vampire is powered on!+{{:​warning-icon.png?​nolink&​24|}} **POWER OFF your Amiga / Vampire**, ​and also **DISCONNECT** all devices that have their own power connection, such as Digital Video and Ethernet cables, to prevent power backfeed into the Vampire.  ​**__NEVER__** connect or disconnect the **USB-Blaster** while your Amiga / Vampire is powered on!
  
 Below is the full connection chain to use: Below is the full connection chain to use:
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 Afterwards, if your PC is turned on, the '​POWER'​ LED on the USB-Blaster should be '​red'​. Afterwards, if your PC is turned on, the '​POWER'​ LED on the USB-Blaster should be '​red'​.
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 +//Example connection if you have a Vampire accelerator board connected to a classic Amiga://
  
 {{:​usbblaster-003.jpg?​direct&​600|}} {{:​usbblaster-003.jpg?​direct&​600|}}
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 +//Example connection if you have a Vampire Standalone://​
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 +Make sure that the JTAG cable is inserted into the correct header on the Vampire, and with the correct orientation. ​ The red stripe that is on one side of the JTAG cable must be aligned with Pin 1 of the JTAG header.
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 +Linux users can simply use [[https://​github.com/​faxm0dem/​quartus-programmer-docker|this Docker image]], which already has Quartus II Programmer and its dependencies set up properly.
 +</​callout>​
  
   - **Download** [[http://​fpgasoftware.intel.com/​13.1/?​product=qprogrammer#​tabs-4|Quartus II Programmer and SignalTap II]] v13.1.   - **Download** [[http://​fpgasoftware.intel.com/​13.1/?​product=qprogrammer#​tabs-4|Quartus II Programmer and SignalTap II]] v13.1.
     * Be careful about what you are downloading.     * Be careful about what you are downloading.
     * You do **NOT** need the **FULL** Quartus application. Avoid the >1GB setup!     * You do **NOT** need the **FULL** Quartus application. Avoid the >1GB setup!
-    * What you need is called exactly ''​Quartus II Programmer and SignalTap II''​. It is about **200MB**.+    * What you need is called exactly ''​Quartus II Programmer and SignalTap II''​. It is about **200MB**. You can find it under "​Additional Software"​->"​Stand-Alone Software"​ after selecting release 13.1.
     * There are different versions for **Windows** and **Linux**. (Tested OK on Windows 10 and CentOS 6.)     * There are different versions for **Windows** and **Linux**. (Tested OK on Windows 10 and CentOS 6.)
   - **Install** the program on your computer.   - **Install** the program on your computer.
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     * On some Linux distributions,​ you might need to install old versions of some libraries, like ''​libpng12''​.     * On some Linux distributions,​ you might need to install old versions of some libraries, like ''​libpng12''​.
   - You might need to install the USB driver for the ''​USB-Blaster''​ by hand.   - You might need to install the USB driver for the ''​USB-Blaster''​ by hand.
-    * On Windows, open the **Device Manager** and ensure that the USB Driver ​for USB-Blaster is correctly installed. If it is **NOT** correctly installed, then select the .INF driver information file from the Quartus setup archive.+    * On Windows, open the **Device Manager** and ensure that the USB driver ​for USB-Blaster is correctly installed. If it is **NOT** correctly installed, then select the .INF driver information file from the Quartus setup archive.
  
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     * **__NEVER__** switch off the computer during a flash operation.     * **__NEVER__** switch off the computer during a flash operation.
     * Do **NOT** use your operating system during a flash operation.     * Do **NOT** use your operating system during a flash operation.
-  - **Power OFF** your Amiga / Vampire and wait at least __10 seconds__.+  - **Power OFF** your Amiga / Vampire, disconnect the USB-Blaster, ​and wait at least __10 seconds__.  Make sure that all devices that have their own power connection, such as Digital Video and Ethernet cables, are also **disconnected** during this time, to prevent power backfeed into the Vampire.
   - Finally, **Power ON** your Amiga / Vampire.   - Finally, **Power ON** your Amiga / Vampire.
  
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