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How to use the Cyclone V PCIE hard IP in IP Catalog but not in Qsys?

Altera_Forum
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How to use the Cyclone V PCIE hard IP in IP Catalog but not in Qsys? 

Does it need other IP cores when using Cyclone V PCIE hard IP in IP Catalog? 

I mean if I want to use the PCIE function in the Cyclone V device, just generate the Cyclone V PCIE hard IP only? 

Or I need to generate others IP cores to match the Cyclone V PCIE hard IP? 

Thanks very much!!!
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Altera_Forum
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If you mean the "Cyclone V Hard IP for PCI Express" I do see this in the Qsys (I am using Quartus Prime 17.0 in Windows)

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Altera_Forum
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If you mean the "Cyclone V Hard IP for PCI Express" I do see this in the Qsys (I am using Quartus Prime 17.0 in Windows) 

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There are many others module in the Altera PCIE Qsys example, but not the Cyclone V Hard IP only, including reconfig module, reconfig driver module, reset module, and example app module. 

 

So, I want to know in the IP Catalog, do I need to generate other IP? Which one? 

 

Thank you very much!!!
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Altera_Forum
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Oh sorry I misunderstood your questions earlier. I've only used PCIe in Qsys (because I refer to their existing reference design) - as such, I've not use them from IP catalog. Sorry I can't be much of an assistance here.

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Altera_Forum
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If instantiate the PCIe IP in IP Catalog instead of Qsys, you need to instantiate other components such as transceiver reconfiguration controller, reconfig driver, reset module, then connect them together at top level file.  

As such, using Qsys is better as it would make the connection easier.
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Altera_Forum
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Hi  

 

For your reference you can download our example design PCIe Cyclone V with Qsys design. 

 

https://cloud.altera.com/devstore/platform/13.0/standard/pci-express-in-qsys-example-designs-cyclone-v-gt/
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Altera_Forum
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Hi  

 

For your reference you can download our example design PCIe Cyclone V with Qsys design. 

 

https://cloud.altera.com/devstore/pl...-cyclone-v-gt/  

 

Regards, 

WaiMun 

(This message was posted on behalf of Intel Corporation)
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