Quartus II Software Service Pack Installation Instructions

Quartus II Software Service Pack Installation Instructions

PC Installation

Single-file Download Installation

  1. Exit the Quartus® II software before continuing.

  2. Download the single-file download service pack file to your hard drive.

  3. Run the executable service pack file from your hard drive.

  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the service pack.

  5. Start the Quartus II software after the installation is complete.

Multi-file Download Installation

  1. Exit the Quartus II software before continuing.

  2. Download the three multi-file download service pack files to the same directory on your hard drive.

  3. Run the executable multi-file download file that includes an ".exe" extension from your hard drive.

  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the service pack.

  5. Start the Quartus II software after the installation is complete.

If you have any questions or problems regarding installation that are not addressed here, please go to http://www.altera.com/mysupport.

UNIX Installation (Solaris and HP-UX, and Linux)

  1. Exit the Quartus II software before continuing.

  2. Download the platform-specific service pack file into a temporary directory.

  3. Change directory into the temporary directory and type the following command:

    tar xf <service pack file name> Enter

  4. When that command finishes executing, type the following command:

    ./install_patch Enter

  5. The installation script guides you through the installation procedure.

  6. Delete the service pack file (this is optional).

  7. Start the Quartus II software after the installation is complete.

If you have any questions or problems regarding installation that are not addressed here, please go to

http://www.altera.com/mysupport.

Pre-Compiled Library Installation

If you use the ModelSim®-Altera simulation software, you will need to update the ModelSim-Altera pre-compiled libraries when you install a Quartus II software service pack. This update is not required for users of ModelSim PE/SE or other simulation tools.

  1. Exit the ModelSim-Altera software before continuing.

  2. Download the pre-compiled library update file.
    Note: Pre-compiled libraries for supported platforms are distributed in a single file.

  3. Copy the file to the <ModelSim-Altera software installation>/altera directory of your ModelSim-Altera software installation.

  4. Unzip the file in that directory.

  5. Delete the pre-compiled library update file (this is optional).

If you have any questions or problems regarding installation that are not addressed here, please go to

http://www.altera.com/mysupport.