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AR# 39449

12.3 EDK - Launching Questa from within XPS GUI

Description

I am using Questa with EDK 12.3. When I run Simulation - > Launch HDL Simulator in the XPS GUI, I get the following error:

"Windows cannot find 'modelsim'..."

How can I run Questa from within EDK XPS?

Solution

Please make sure that the path of Questa has been set up properly in the XPS GUI. It can be set in Edit menu -> Preferences -> Simulation.

Then, you will be able to launch Questa by manually running the following make command:

make -f <system>.make sim

In the above command line, the <system> should be the same as the name of the XMP project. By default, it is "system".

If you prefer to launch Questa from the XPS GUI, you can define the above "make" command by defining a customized button and launching the simulator by clicking on the Button. The customized button can be defined in Project menu -> Customize Buttons...


AR# 39449
Date Created 12/03/2010
Last Updated 05/19/2012
Status Active
Type Known Issues
Tools
  • EDK - 12.3