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AR# 15600

5.2i ISE Install - Service Pack 3 Release Notes / README


Keywords: Service Pack, 3, Solaris, UNIX, PC, software, update, 5.2i, SP3

This README contains the Release Notes for the 5.2i Service Pack 3. The Release Notes include installation instructions and a list of the issues that are fixed by this Service Pack.


A successful installation of Xilinx ISE 5.2i Service Pack 3 updates your software version number to 5.2.03i.

NOTE 1: The destination directory specified during the set-up operation must contain an existing Xilinx ISE 5.2i installation. Only existing files will be updated. Any new device support not previously installed should first be installed from the Xilinx ISE 5.2i CD before adding Service Pack 3.

NOTE 2: The Xilinx ISE 5.2i environment variable should be set before commencing the installation of Service Pack 3.

Download installation instructions for PC users:
1. Download 5_2_03i_pc.exe from:
2. Run "5_2_03i_pc.exe".

Download installation instructions for Solaris users:
1. Download 5_2_03i_sol.tar.gz from:
2. Untar the downloaded file into an empty "staging" directory.

For example:
cd /home/staging_dir
gzip -d 5_2_03i_sol.tar.gz
tar xvf 5_2_03i_sol.tar

3. Run "5_2_03i_sol/setup".


5.2i CPLDFit 9500XV - Invalid speed grades removed (Xilinx Answer 17281).


5.2i ISE - "FATAL:Data2BRAM:45 - Memory allocation leak of 136 bytes at 0x100149BD8" (Xilinx Answer 17329).
5.1i Data2BRAM - The "-mf" switch does not work (Xilinx Answer 16691).


3.2 EDK - Tactical Patch for ISE 5.2i SP1 and ISE 5.2i SP2 (Xilinx Answer 17156).


5.2i CPLD Hprep6 - Verify instruction for CoolRunner-II fails when using ISC format (IEEE 1532) (Xilinx Answer 17014).


5.2i iMPACT - Not able to select both "Load FPGA" and "Parallel Mode" (Xilinx Answer 17348).
5.2isp2 iMPACT - Spartan3 - Verify Fails in Boundary Scan Mode. (Xilinx Answer 17349).
5.2i iMPACT - The XC2S200E appears as an "Unknown Device" when I attempt an "Initialize Chain" operation (Xilinx Answer 17017).


5.2i PACE - Core Dumps on Solaris machines after opening a design (Xilinx Answer 17312).


Spartan-3 - How can I target the XC3S50VQ100, XC3S200VQ100, XC3S200TQ144, and XC3S400TQ144 packages? (Xilinx Answer 17109).


5.2i Spartan-3 PAR - "FATAL_ERROR:Route:RtByz_Ngcalg.c:169:1.25" (Xilinx Answer 17345).
5.2i Virtex-II Pro/Spartan-3 - PAR calculates skew incorrectly using min-max values (Xilinx Answer 17346).

Speed Files

5.1i Speed Files/Timing - Timing Report is missing paths for GT10 : RXUSRCLK->CHBONDO<4> (speed file version 1.78) (Xilinx Answer 17313).
5.2i Speed Files/Timing - Virtex-II Pro: Setup/Hold time for resets are duplicated in GT designs (speed file version 1.78) (Xilinx Answer 17314).
5.2 Speed Files/Timing - The GT ENP/MCOMMAALIGN delay times do not have setup-hold values (speed file version 1.78) (Xilinx Answer 17315).
5.2 Speed Files - What has changed in the Virtex II Pro v1.78 Speed Files (Xilinx Answer 17316).


5.1i XST - XST uses an unsigned multiplier for signed multiplication (Xilinx Answer 17249).
AR# 15600
Date Created 09/12/2002
Last Updated 04/28/2006
Status Archive
Type General Article