Type: Errata
Area: Tools


Last Modified: October 17, 2011
Version Found: v9.1

SELinux might prevent the Quartus II software from starting

Description

SELinux might prevent the Quartus II software from starting with the following message:

quartus_map: error while loading shared libraries: <path to quartus/bin>/libcd_err.so: cannot restore segment prot after reloc: Permission denied.

Workaround/Fix

As root, perform one of the following:

  • To disable SELinux, run /usr/sbin/setenforce 0
  • To change the context of .so files to textrel_shlib_t, in the quartus/bin directory, run “chcon -t textrel_shlib_t *.so”