open support question to Xilinx. should be fairly simple to answer.

Started by Antti Lukats in comp.arch.fpga15 years ago 5 replies

Hi Dear Xilinx and users of Xilinx FPGA devices, Q: is it possible to use: 1) Xilinx ISE/EDK 7.1 all latest service packs 2) Xilinx...

Hi Dear Xilinx and users of Xilinx FPGA devices, Q: is it possible to use: 1) Xilinx ISE/EDK 7.1 all latest service packs 2) Xilinx platform usb cable (pld updated by impact 7.1) 3) target device Xilinx V4 LX25 4) EDK XMD (I think I tried all variants of them!) All the above are Xilinx latest and greatest! To my understanding its not possible to get them to work, XMD fails to conne...


OS for Xilinx tools

Started by step...@gmail.com in comp.arch.fpga11 years ago 1 reply

Xilinx users, I have seemingly contradictory desires: a 64-bit OS and the ability to run all of the Xilinx tools, including AccelDSP. The...

Xilinx users, I have seemingly contradictory desires: a 64-bit OS and the ability to run all of the Xilinx tools, including AccelDSP. The official Xilinx list of supported OSes shows only the 32-bit version of XP as supporting everything. http://www.xilinx.com/ise/ossupport/index.htm Is it possible to run the Xilinx tools under a Windows-based 64-bit OS? Would I see benefits from th...


ISE11.1 environment variables mess

Started by MM in comp.arch.fpga11 years ago

Arghhh! Is Xilinx ever going to learn to make things relative?!!! If they defined %XILINX% why do they put whole bunch of absolute paths to the...

Arghhh! Is Xilinx ever going to learn to make things relative?!!! If they defined %XILINX% why do they put whole bunch of absolute paths to the PATH? C:\Xilinx\11.1\ChipScope\bin\nt;C:\Xilinx\11.1\common\bin\nt;C:\Xilinx\11.1\common\lib\nt; Don't really expect an answer, just needed to let the steam out .... /Mikhail


Xilinx online documentation issues

Started by step...@gmail.com in comp.arch.fpga10 years ago

Having been away from active FPGA development for a couple of years, I was surprised to discover the sorry state of Xilinx's...

Having been away from active FPGA development for a couple of years, I was surprised to discover the sorry state of Xilinx's documentation. Perhaps it has always been this way... Xilinx Application Notes -- I have found two application notes on the Chinese Xilinx site that do not appear on the main Xilinx web site (XAPPs 730 and 934). Has Xilinx pulled them? Webpack Supported Devices --...


ESP8266 based Xilinx Virtual Cable server?

Started by Wojciech M. Zabolotny in comp.arch.fpga5 years ago 1 reply

Hi, I often need to access the debugged FPGA boards remotely. Now when Xilinx has made its Xilinx Virtual Cable specification...

Hi, I often need to access the debugged FPGA boards remotely. Now when Xilinx has made its Xilinx Virtual Cable specification available: http://www.xilinx.com/products/intellectual-property/xvc.html https://github.com/Xilinx/XilinxVirtualCable and when it is included in the newer versions of Vivado suite: http://forums.xilinx.com/t5/General-Technical-Discussion/XVC-Protocol-Support-In-Vi...


xilinx software licenses and updates

Started by E.S. in comp.arch.fpga16 years ago

Hi all, a little rant, but anyway ... Anyone else on this group is annoyed with the Software Licenses Database at xilinx ? I was trying to...

Hi all, a little rant, but anyway ... Anyone else on this group is annoyed with the Software Licenses Database at xilinx ? I was trying to get an update for my EDK, and noticed it again. I'm not in the computer ;-) I receive emails all the time from xilinx, because "I'm a registered user". I have a Xilinx Site ID, Xilinx Support ID, a lot of emails with with registration and produkt ...


Xilinx ISE 10.1.03

Started by Philip in comp.arch.fpga10 years ago 2 replies

Hi all, I was just about to download the new Xilinx ISE 11.1 evaluation package. However, I was told that the new Xilinx design suite does...

Hi all, I was just about to download the new Xilinx ISE 11.1 evaluation package. However, I was told that the new Xilinx design suite does not support Xilinx Virtex II Pro devices anymore. Does anyone have an idea where I could get hold of an old version (Xilinx ISE 10.1.03) of this package from the web since I need to synthesize the design for a Virtex II Pro board. Many thanks, ...


OT: sun vs xilinx

Started by Sandro in comp.arch.fpga14 years ago

Sorry for the OT post... but the curiosity... (kill the cat...) Is Sun acquiring Xilinx ? http://www.xilinx.com/favicon.ico seems the Sun...

Sorry for the OT post... but the curiosity... (kill the cat...) Is Sun acquiring Xilinx ? http://www.xilinx.com/favicon.ico seems the Sun logo xilinx guys... please change your favicon ;-) Sandro


regarding PC to PC schematic transfer incompatibility in Xilinx ECS Editor with Xilinx Project Manager( ISE 5.2i)

Started by roy83 in comp.arch.fpga16 years ago

Hello I am working on some Schematic based Digital Design experiments for a Xilinx CPLD evaluation board. For this I am using Xilinx ISE 5.2i...

Hello I am working on some Schematic based Digital Design experiments for a Xilinx CPLD evaluation board. For this I am using Xilinx ISE 5.2i with all associated softwares along with the ECS (Schematic editor). I am facing problems in running a schematic created on one PC on another platform with the SAME XIlinx ISE 5.2i with the SAME Registration code.( The PC Platforms are same too.. W...


does SRL exist in non-xilinx FPGAs?

Started by Anonymous in comp.arch.fpga13 years ago 1 reply

Hey, Is there any non-xilinx FPGA that has the equivalent of Xilinx Virtex SRL component as a basic component logic? If Not, why? has...

Hey, Is there any non-xilinx FPGA that has the equivalent of Xilinx Virtex SRL component as a basic component logic? If Not, why? has Xilinx patented it? Many Thanks :)


Xilinx legacy situation

Started by Tim Forcer in comp.arch.fpga17 years ago 15 replies

We have some well-established teaching laboratory kit, using Xilinx XC4013E (optionally XC4020E for project work), with download by JTAG and a...

We have some well-established teaching laboratory kit, using Xilinx XC4013E (optionally XC4020E for project work), with download by JTAG and a clone of Xilinx Parallel Cable III (DLC5). As has been discussed here before, despite some statements on Xilinx Website, the latest (full-spec) Xilinx software includes an iMPACT downloader which doesn't support Parallel Cable III. Alternatively, ...


Specifying LVDS I/O's in Xilinx FPGA's

Started by Anonymous in comp.arch.fpga13 years ago 4 replies

Hi, Can someone please point me in the right direction. I attempted to define my LVDS inputs via the UCF file for my Xilinx spartan...

Hi, Can someone please point me in the right direction. I attempted to define my LVDS inputs via the UCF file for my Xilinx spartan xc3s1500. NET data_in LOC = F19 | IOSTANDARD = LVDS_25 ; the Xilinx answer record impies that this will work OK. http://www.xilinx.com/xlnx/xil_ans_display.jsp?getPagePath=8187 Unfortunately I get the following warning, and the in...


Xilinx

Started by Roberto Gallo in comp.arch.fpga17 years ago 23 replies

Hello everyone, What is the cheapest line of volatile Xilinx?s FPGAs? What is the relation between Altera?s LEs and Xilinx?s...

Hello everyone, What is the cheapest line of volatile Xilinx?s FPGAs? What is the relation between Altera?s LEs and Xilinx?s Slices? I need the cheapest Xilinx FPGA (or from any other manufacturer) that has the aproximated same capacity as a 700-1000 Altera?s LEs. What would you suggest? Thank you very much, Roberto.


Xilinx MicroBlaze 4.00.a source codes released by Xilinx !?

Started by Antti in comp.arch.fpga14 years ago 9 replies

get from Xilinx website http://www.xilinx.com/bvdocs/appnotes/xapp730.zip unzip, then look in /pcores/microblaze_4_00_a/hdl/vhdl that...

get from Xilinx website http://www.xilinx.com/bvdocs/appnotes/xapp730.zip unzip, then look in /pcores/microblaze_4_00_a/hdl/vhdl that looks like true unscrambled RTL source of the MicroBlaze !? Or am I seeing wrong ? Antti


Quote from Xilinx re: XPLA3

Started by Chris Carlen in comp.arch.fpga17 years ago 3 replies

Greetings: Here's a response from a Xilinx fellow who responded to me by email regarding my recent query on the group about XPLA3 seeming to...

Greetings: Here's a response from a Xilinx fellow who responded to me by email regarding my recent query on the group about XPLA3 seeming to be de-emphasized on the Xilinx web site: --------------------------------------------------------------- Rumors of our demise are highly exaggerated! Xilinx currently has no intention of discontinuing the XPLA3 CPLD product line. This family i...


Xilinx ISE 7.1 - Can this get any worse?

Started by Anonymous in comp.arch.fpga15 years ago 22 replies

I got my ISE 7.1 update DHL'd to me this morning, here is my experience so far A problem... I tried to install 7.1 in the same place as 6.3...

I got my ISE 7.1 update DHL'd to me this morning, here is my experience so far A problem... I tried to install 7.1 in the same place as 6.3 (after accepting the de-install option) c:\program files\xilinx, but it didn't work, the installer displayed cryptic error messages about the disk being full - it wasn't. Okay so I'll try c:\programs\xilinx - this worked. Xilinx take note - if yo...


Xilinx ISE Tcl Script Error

Started by jjplaw in comp.arch.fpga10 years ago 5 replies

Newbie here. I'm running a program that invokes a tcl file. I'm trying to execute the xilinx tcl commands from that tcl script. In the tcl...

Newbie here. I'm running a program that invokes a tcl file. I'm trying to execute the xilinx tcl commands from that tcl script. In the tcl script, i only have the following code. source $env(XILINX)/bin/xilinx-init.tcl But i received the following error when the script gets invoked: error reading package index file C:/Xilinx/10.1/ISE/bin/pkgIndex.tcl: load: Cannot match with any static...


Design Compiler and Xilinx-Libs - Possible ?

Started by Andreas Baenisch in comp.arch.fpga15 years ago

Hi All I found a document on the Xilinx-Website that explained how to do that (Xilinx Synopsys Interface) Unfortunatly I can't find the...

Hi All I found a document on the Xilinx-Website that explained how to do that (Xilinx Synopsys Interface) Unfortunatly I can't find the required files in my installation of the Xilinx-Webedition (synopsys/libraries/dw/src) Are those files only provided with the full ISE ? Greetings Andi


New to Xilinx Software - help with downlaod

Started by Kranthi Q in comp.arch.fpga16 years ago 1 reply

Hi, I want to learn to use the Xilinx Software and was wondering which one to download.. What is the difference between Xilinx Student...

Hi, I want to learn to use the Xilinx Software and was wondering which one to download.. What is the difference between Xilinx Student Edition 4.2i and Xilinx webpack?? which is better to download??? and How are they and what do they offer?? I am new to this and would appreciate the help!!! Thank you. Kranthi.


Xilinx TCL and Cygwin

Started by Rob Gaddi in comp.arch.fpga11 years ago 2 replies

I was just starting to try to do some playing with TCL, and ran into an interesting problem. If you're running bash through Cygwin: A) Trying...

I was just starting to try to do some playing with TCL, and ran into an interesting problem. If you're running bash through Cygwin: A) Trying to run xtclsh just hangs entirely, forcing you to kill the process. B) The built-in Cygwin tclsh seems to work fine, but when you try to execute the line > > source $env(XILINX)/bin/xilinx-init.tcl < < you get the response "The XILINX environment va