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AR# 13857

7.0.3 Synplify - RocketIO primitives in the "virtex2p.v" and "virtex2p.vhd" files are incorrect for 4.2i implementation tools

Description

Keywords: Synplify, express, library, MGT, Rocket, IO, GT, Virtex-II

Urgency: Hot

General Description:
The synthesis libraries for Synplify 7.0.3 are incorrect for the 4.2i implementation software; the RocketIO primitives in the "virtex2p.v" and "virtex2p.vhd" files are not correct.

Solution

Synplicity has provided a patch to fix this issue:

Download Instructions:
The patches for PC and UNIX platforms are available for download at the following locations:

PC Patch:
<ftp://ftp.synplicity.com/support/syn703_v2p_patch.zip>

UNIX Patch:
<ftp://ftp.synplicity.com/support/syn703_v2p_patch.tar.gz>

Installation Instructions:

1. Download the following files from the URL above:

syn703_v2p_patch.zip (PC users)
syn703_v2p_patch.tar.gz (UNIX users)

and save them to a temporary directory.

2. Extract the .zip or .tar file to the root directory of your Synplify software installation. The archive, which has a pre-defined directory structure, will replace the appropriate files under the Synplify installation directory with new files.

3. Restart the Synplify software after installing the patch.

(NOTE: This issue will be resolved in the next release of Synplify, at which point the patches will not longer be available.)
AR# 13857
Date Created 02/13/2002
Last Updated 10/20/2005
Status Archive
Type General Article