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AR# 43958

13.2 ChipScope Pro - Inserter Fails when Targeting a Virtex-7 Device


This answer record discusses a known issue with the ChipScope Inserter tool in the 13.2 software, which fails when targeting a Virtex-7 device. The ChipScope Inserter tool displays an error message similar to the one below:

Inserter fails with ICON core generation error
<CoreGen>:WARNING:encore:175 -
Project options (family='virtex7', device='xc7v485t')


If you are using v13.2 of the ChipScope Inserter tool, and targeting a Virtex-7 part, the tool will error and fail. This is a known issue in the 13.2 software and will be resolved in 13.3. A patch is available andcan be downloaded from the following location:

File Patch Download

The "readme" file that is included with the patch contains all the necessary information that you need to patch the inserter tool software.If you have any issues with this after installing the patch, please open up a WebCase online.

AR# 43958
Date Created 09/09/2011
Last Updated 12/15/2012
Status Active
Type General Article
  • Virtex-7