DS-5 Community Edition

Getting Started

The DS-5 Community Edition is part of  Intel SoC FPGA Embedded Development Suite. It allows free Linux application development and debugging over an Ethernet connection. The DS-5 Community Edition packages Arm DS-5’s code editor, Linux native application debugger and system performance analyzer. Created and maintained by Arm, DS-5 Community Edition is free for all users (what’s in the package?)

Follow these three simple steps to get up and running:

1. Download and Install

Download the  Intel SoC FPGA EDS from the Intel website.

After downloading  Intel SoC FPGA EDS run Setup.exe, then follow the simple on-screen installation instructions.

Note During installation you might be prompted to install device drivers. These drivers are to allow USB connections to DSTREAM, DSTREAM-ST, RVI, ULINKpro, ULINKpro D and Energy Probe hardware units. It is recommended to install these drivers if you intend to use these features.

After downloading  Intel SoC FPGA EDS run Setup.run, then follow the simple on-screen installation instructions.

It is recommended you delete any previous release of DS-5 before installing a new release; the installer guides you through this process. Alternatively, you can install it into a different directory.

Note The installer includes device drivers that require you to run with root privileges.

Intel SoC FPGA EDS Downloads

Intel SoC FPGA EDS for Windows or Linux can be downloaded from Intel.com.

System Requirements

2. License with Activation Code

Start Arm Development Studio 5 and open the license manager. If this is your first time using Development Studio, then a popup dialog will automatically ask you if you wish to open the license manager, otherwise it can be opened from the "Help" menu.

Choose "Add License...", and enter your Activation Code displayed on this page to obtain a license.

Work through the wizard to select the Host ID to lock your license to, and enter or create your Arm account details.

Once complete, the license manager can be closed as the product is ready to use.

Activation Code

Use this activation code to license the DS-5 Intel SoC FPGA Community Edition:

Please check back later if the activation code is unavailable. Alternatively, you can raise a support case here.

3. Start using DS-5

Now you are ready to get a debug session up and running with your Starter Kit.