Note: I chose to load the LXDXE Linux on the MicroSDcard
Note: the FPGA is the SCSEMA5 icon
Note: the HPS is the SOCVHPS icon
Section 4.2 Note: As of 15 Dec 2015, the most recent version of the UART driver is V2.12.10
Section 5.3 Note: The USB connector J13 is the "square" Max Blaster II type, NOT the micro USB connector used for the UART terminal
Section 5.3, the directory the QT Package is
In Section 6.3, be sure to tar and copy the
/usr/local/qt-4.8.5-altera-soc to the flash drive, and then over to the HPS
Later in section 6.3,
Note: Section 7.1, be sure to use "open project"; the proper file is DE1_SOC_golden_top.qpf
Use open | file to view the DE1_SOC_golden_top.v file
Note: Section 7.2, the two files, quartus_cpf and sof_to_rbf.bat are located in the same directory as the DE1_SOC_golden_top.qpf Quartus project file
%QUARTUS_ROOTDIR%\\bin64\\quartus_cpf -c DE1_SOC_golden_top.sof soc_system.rbf
Note: The path for quartus_cpf.exe is %QUARTUS_ROOTDIR%\\bin64\\quartus_cpf
Note: I was unsuccessful in converting the soc file into a rbf file using either the typed command or the batch file.
Clock Pin Assignments
LED Pin Assingments
Note: I ran into the Windows 8.1 "FAST_CWD" error; see for more assistance
Note: Page 10, "connect the pio_led Reset Input to system reset"
Note: To export the Conduit signal, double click in the Export column of the pio_led external_connection
Download the DE1-SoC CD
Most likely all the Yuba College kits are revision C. Click on the link "How to distinguish rev. B, rev. C, rev. D, rev. E and rev. F board"