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Using the Altera PLL IP

MMosg
Beginner
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​Hi,

I use Quartus II 15 and Cyclone V. When I try to use the Altera PLL then the Megawizard just stops and dissapears. If I try to use QSYS and instantiate the PLL here then I get two error messages:

Error: can't find package ::altera::generic_pll while executing "package require ::altera::generic_pll"

Error: An instance of Altera PLL could not be created. The component had an unexpected internal error.

Does anybody know what the reason for this is?

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AndyN
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Sounds like you've got a bad install to me. I'd try uninstalling everything and re-installing and see if that clears it...

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MMosg
Beginner
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Thank you. I will try to reinstall everything.​

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Abe
Valued Contributor II
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I'd suggest upgrading to the latest version, this error was fixed in the later versions. You may need to upgrade the IP used in the project after switching to new version.

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