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Compile ATLAS_SOC_GHRD with QP 16.1.2 (203), Win 10 x64, ARM tool chain (on cygwin)

Honored Contributor II



I have a DE0-NANO, and had fun with it.  

Now I try DE0-NANO-SoC,  


End goal would be to complete development of Linux Driver as described here ( (WS3 Developing Drivers for Altera SoC Linux) 


As I don't know much where to start. I went to > getting started > atlas soc, And do compile hardware and preloader with ARM toolchain (cygwin) for win 10 x64 as described here ( using "gcc-arm-none-eabi-6-2017-q1-update-win32.exe" from ARM website 


Think is that the tutorial is for QP 15, and I have QP 16.1 (And prefer avoid downgrade).  


Seems to work not bad, but few errors and finally crash. 


It tells a known issue is that the Stratix support should be installed for the compilation to work. But as I have little budget and only QP lite edition, I can't install stratix support... Maybe also the crash is not related to that.  


Ok, a bit lost. Thanks for advice to set up my dev tool chain to be able to play with HPS + FPGA.  


(let me know if missing information or details here)
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Honored Contributor II

I am pretty sure that you can use QP lite edition + Cyclone V device only (without Stratix) - have been using this configuration without any issue so far.

Honored Contributor II

Hi Sunshine,  


Thanks for the answer, will keep investigating what's happening.  


Will post news here or on my page when moving forward / updates.