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Platform Designer: Unreasonable amount of virtual memory when running under Linux

SLabe
Partner
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For Quartus Pro 20.4

Under Windows 10 the tool uses about 2GB of memory and runs smooth.

Under Linux it uses 20GB (!) and is essentially unusable.

Anyone else experience this? Any recommended solutions?

Thank you!

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SLabe
Partner
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Note that these are actual physical memory numbers. Also the linux is running native:

Linux kernel: 3.10.0-1127.10.1.el7.x86_64

SLabe
Partner
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Intel, anything on this? Is Platform designer supposed to be usable on Linux? Thank you,

 

Nurina
Employee
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Hi,


Apologies on the late reply. Yes, Platform Designer is usable on Linux.


Can you provide the following information:

  1. Were you performing the same tasks (generating same IP component, same project etc) on platform designer on both Linux and Windows?
  2. Can you upload the qar file of your project?


Thanks,

Regards,

Nurina


SLabe
Partner
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The customer is downloading and installing 21.1. We will report back is the issue persist. Thank you.

Nurina
Employee
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Hi,

Sounds great. Please provide the information I requested above if you come across the same problem so I can help you. 

Regards,

Nurina

Nurina
Employee
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Hi,

We did not receive any response to the previous question/reply/answer that I have provided, thus I will put this case to close pending. Please post a response in the next 15 days to allow me to continue to support you. After 15 days, this thread will be transitioned to community support. The community users will be able to help you with your follow-up questions.

Regards,
Nurina

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