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FPGA Compilation on cRIO-9034 using Windows 10

Hello everyone,

I need to configure a cRIO-9034 for an application in which high sampling rates are required (minimum 1 MHz). The idea was to use the FPGA module, but I realized that the Xilinx compilation tools are not compatible with my current OS Windows 10. I´m thinking to use a virtual machine with Windows 7, but that seems far away from an optimal solution. Which other alternatives could you recommend me? and what do I need to do for the implementation of those alternatives?

Thank you very much in advance!

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Your target supports LV FPGA 2018 Module and Xilinx Compilation Tool for Vivado 2017.2. As far as I am aware these versions support Windows 10 1709 and newer. This whitepaper details your options: http://www.ni.com/product-documentation/53899/en/

 

Note there is a patch required to prevent compilation errors if you upgrade from an older version of Win 10 to newer than 1709 - see http://www.ni.com/product-documentation/54728/en. 

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Or if you have a network connection and SSP service, you can use FPGA Cloud Compile Service.

Compile Faster with the LabVIEW FPGA Compile Cloud Service

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I can confirm what tyk007 says.

 

We run our own local compile server on Linux (CentOS) and the performance is dramatically better than on our windows machines. I strongly suggest looking into that (the installation is quite straight-forward) if your situation allows for such a solution.


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