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AR# 10544

3.1i Virtex-II MAP - "ERROR:Portability:3 - This Xilinx application has run out of memory..."


Keywords: MAP, Virtex-II, Virtex2, V2, out of memory, memory leak

Urgency: Standard

General Description:
A case has been seen where MAP failed on a Virtex-II design due to a memory leak:

ERROR:Portability:3 - This Xilinx application has run out of memory or has encountered a memory
conflict. Memory problems may require a simple increase in available system memory, or possibly a fix
to the software or a special workaround. To troubleshoot or remedy the problem, first: Try increasing
your system's RAM. Alternatively, you may try increasing your system's virtual memory or swap space.
If this does not fix the problem, please try the following: Search the Answers Database at
support.xilinx.com to locate information on this error message. If neither of the above resources produces
an available solution, please use Web Support to open a case with Xilinx Technical Support off of
support.xilinx.com. As it is likely that this may be an unforeseen problem, please be prepared to submit
relevant design files if necessary.


This problem is fixed in the latest 3.1i Service Pack available at:
http://support.xilinx.com/support/techsup/sw_updates. The first
service pack containing the fix is 3.1i Service Pack 7.
AR# 10544
Date Created 11/27/2000
Last Updated 08/19/2002
Status Archive
Type General Article