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Quartus 19.3 Output Directory Contents and Location

Jeremy_S
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Hi,

 

Where can the output directory be found? According to the Quartus help it says it is relative to the qsys file path. I looked everywhere near that directory with no luck.

Will the output directory have logs of FPGAs that have been programmed manually using the tool?

 

Thank you,

Jeremy Smith

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sstrell
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The Programmer generates messages in the Messages window but doesn't generate any files.  I guess you could copy/paste or export the messages.

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sstrell
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By default, there's an output_files directory in your project directory.  You can change this in Assignments -> Settings -> Compilation Process Settings.

If you're talking about files generated by Platform Designer, in Standard/Lite, you can select the directory when you generate, but it defaults a directory with the same name as the .qsys file where the .qsys file is located.  In Pro, it's always in the project directory with the same name as the system.

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Jeremy_S
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It's Pro. What if there is no project directory and the FPGAs were simply programmed with the Programmer tool? Are there any logs that can be retrieved in that case?

 

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sstrell
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You're looking for a log of programming a device with an existing programming file (.sof, .pof, etc.)?  I'm not sure I understand what you're looking for.

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Jeremy_S
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Yeah, essentially. We configured and programmed a bunch of FPGAs with existing .sof and .jic files. I am looking for some logs to upload for record keeping purposes.

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sstrell
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The Programmer generates messages in the Messages window but doesn't generate any files.  I guess you could copy/paste or export the messages.

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Jeremy_S
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Okay thank you for the information!

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Nurina
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Hi, did the above comment help?


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Jeremy_S
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Nurina
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Thanks for the update. I shall put this case to close pending. If you have a new question, feel free to open a new thread to get the support from Intel experts. Otherwise, the community users will continue to help you on this thread. Thank you.

Regards,
Nurina

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