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AR# 15826

5.1i/5.2i Install - Installation debugging tips and frequently asked questions (FAQs) for the ISE 5 Release

Description

Keywords: install, debug, tips, FAQ

This answer record contains installation debugging tips and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for the ISE 5 Release.

Solution

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If your question concerns the installation of versions 4.1i or 4.2i, see the ISE 4 FAQ (Xilinx Answer 17080).

TOP INSTALL ANSWERS for this Release

1. My Windows 2000/XP system reports a "STOP...K_MODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED" error. (Xilinx Answer 14782)
2. When I perform an installation on Windows XP, a message reports the following: "The software you are installing for this hardware: Universal Serial Bus has not passed Windows Logo testing to verify compatibility with Windows XP." (Xilinx Answer 13664)
3. How do I configure the WINE environment to run the Xilinx tools? (Xilinx Answer 13532)
4. What is new in Service Pack x? There is a ReadMe file for each Service Pack release that you can access by using the Search Field on this page with "5.x and "readme".

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For PC Platforms running a Windows OS
1. Be sure that your OS is supported for the Xilinx software version that is installed. For ISE 5, please see (Xilinx Answer 15730). For ISE 4, please see (Xilinx Answer 15524).
2. Are you logged in to your local machine with administrator rights? (Required)
3. Have you installed both installation CD disks? (5.1i is a 2-CD installation)
4. Have you closed all other applications during the installation (such as program windows, virus scanners, system monitors, etc.)?
5. Is a USB error reported during installation? If so, please see (Xilinx Answer 13664) for more information.
6. For other issues, please use the Xilinx Answer Database keyword search aids to help you find relevant answers:
http://www.support.xilinx.com/
In the Search Field, you can efficiently find answers using a Boolean search such as "5.1i and install and <my error message or behavior>".

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For Solaris Platforms
1. Be sure your OS is supported for the Xilinx software version that is being installed. For ISE 5, please see (Xilinx Answer 15730). For ISE 4, please see (Xilinx Answer 15524).
2. Do you have write and execute permissions for the location in which you are installing?
3. Have you set your $xilinx environment variable by sourcing "settings.csh" or "settings.sh"? (Required for service pack and CAE Libraries installations, but not for 5.1i CD installations)
4. Are you using a terminal emulator on a PC to access your Solaris system (such as Reflection X, Exceed, X-Win32)? If so, please see (Xilinx Answer 12448) for more information.
5. Are you using an international language version of the OS? If so, please see (Xilinx Answer 14552) for more information.
6. Is an "OLE API Function CoInitialize..." error being reported? If so, please see (Xilinx Answer 14348) for more information.
7. For other issues, please use the Xilinx Answer Database keyword search aids to help you find relevant answers:
http://www.support.xilinx.com/
In the Search Field, you can efficiently find answers using a Boolean search such as "5.1i and install and <my error message or behavior>".

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For PC Platforms Running Linux/WINE
1. Are you using Red Hat 7.2 with WINE release 20010731? Please see (Xilinx Answer 15730) for ISE 5.1 OS support.
2. Are you using the 5.1i PC CD set? (The Linux/WINE implementation uses the PC version of the Xilinx software, not the UNIX version.)
3. Did you configure your WINE config file? For more information, please see (Xilinx Answer 13532), or the 5.1i Release and Installation Guide. For an example config file, please see (Xilinx Answer 15363).
4. If you have completed the installation, did you set your environment variables? Please see (Xilinx Answer 12687) for more information.
5. For other issues, please use the Xilinx Answer Database keyword search aids to help you find relevant answers:
http://www.support.xilinx.com/
In the Search Field, you can efficiently find answers using a Boolean search such as "5.1i and install and <my error message or behavior>".
AR# 15826
Date Created 10/10/2002
Last Updated 03/26/2006
Status Archive
Type General Article