SoC RTOS and HWLIBs Support

Overview

This page provides additional instructions, tools, and resources for using an Altera® SoC-based board with an embedded operating system. The basic instructions are typically provided with the operating system board support package (BSP). This page is provided for those cases where additional details may be required. The instructions are usually tailored to the specific operating system. Locate your operating system below and download the instructions. Also included are some common tools. For example, hardware libraries (HWLIBs), which provide an abstraction layer that can be used with operating systems to access on-board peripherals or simply as examples for accessing the on-board resources.

Note that this is not a complete list of operating systems. For a complete list of operating systems that are available for the Altera SoCs, visit the Operating System Support for Altera SoCs page.

Embedded Operating System

Platform File Name Size Release Date
VxWorks Instructions for SoC EDS 13.1 All Altera_SoC_booting_vxworks.zip
MD5: 6b9ec64ae8b9c393af832a6af4d57422
3.7 MB February, 2014
VxWorks Instructions for SoC EDS 14.0 All Altera_SoC_booting_vxworks_14.0_1.0.zip 
MD5: 18633181bff21c3078ab8dafe924b502
5.87 MB October, 2014
HWLIBs and baremetal update for SoC EDS 13.1 Windows

quartusii-13.1-0.02soc-windows.exe
MD5: 17bcf25ee6acc6c9c9a647bf0e8e4419

23.9 MB April, 2014
Linux quartusii-13.1-0.02soc-linux.run
MD5: 36f97e636b52ad57fc42305e4e96f3f6
23.8 MB April, 2014
All quartusii-13.1-0.02soc-readme.txt    
HWLIBs and baremetal update for SoC EDS 14.0 Windows soceds-14.0-0.02soc-windows.exe
MD5: e3e4d505aec2055fb9c49b35943e2c3f
7.6 MB July, 2014
Linux
soceds-14.0-0.02soc-linux.run
MD5: abfbe7f7fe23e0accbefc746b7cafde2
7.7 MB July, 2014
All
soceds-14.0-0.02soc-readme.txt    

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Design Example

Design examples are designs to help you get started with Altera software and hardware solutions. The following table lists the design examples that are focused on RTOS for Altera SoC-based embedded solutions.

Embedded Operating System

Platform File Name Size Release Date
VxWorks and HWLIBs for SoC EDS 14.0 Windows. Linux Altera_datamover_ed.zip
MD5: ac033d26e280d101fc054283f0066c34
4.0 MB August, 2014
All Altera_datamover_ed_readme.txt    
VxWorks with SoC EDS 14.0 All vxworks_sampleapp_ed_1.0.zip
MD5: d9e82608ad49627f13b11db3af3f8f92
3.0 MB October, 2014
All vxworks_tse_ed_1.0.zip
MD5: 28408dee4a0e9f79c77412b687f00194
4.14 MB October, 2014

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Download notes

  1. Support: If you have a question or problem that is not answered by the information provided here, contact Altera application engineers for assistance through the mySupport website.