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AR# 57493

14.4 XPA - "EXCEPTION:Pds:Pds_PdmUsage.c:1419:1.24 - Invalid mode value specified"

Description

If using XPA v14.4 to estimate power, import the ncd and pcf file, the following error occurs when setting the analysis level to HIGH:

Running Vector-less Activity Propagation
..WARNING:Power:1932 - Unable to change directory to /group/bcapps/zhex/cobalt_timing/cob_0_0_00_1a_tdp_nochange/par/run1/XPower_Isim - unable to create isim related project. Error code 2
WARNING:Power:1932 - Unable to change directory to /group/bcapps/zhex/cobalt_timing/cob_0_0_00_1a_tdp_nochange/par/run1/XPower_Isim - unable to create isim related project. Error code 2
WARNING:Power:1932 - Unable to change directory to /group/bcapps/zhex/cobalt_timing/cob_0_0_00_1a_tdp_nochange/par/run1/XPower_Isim - unable to create isim related project. Error code 2
WARNING:Power:1932 - Unable to change directory to /group/bcapps/zhex/cobalt_timing/cob_0_0_00_1a_tdp_nochange/par/run1/XPower_Isim - unable to create isim related project. Error code 2
WARNING:Power:1932 - Unable to change directory to /group/bcapps/zhex/cobalt_timing/cob_0_0_00_1a_tdp_nochange/par/run1/XPower_Isim - unable to create isim related project. Error code 2
WARNING:Power:1932 - Unable to change directory to /group/bcapps/zhex/cobalt_timing/cob_0_0_00_1a_tdp_nochange/par/run1/XPower_Isim - unable to create isim related project. Error code 2
EXCEPTION:Pds:Pds_PdmUsage.c:1419:1.24 - Invalid mode value specified.

There were error(s) opening design '/group/bcapps/zhex/cobalt_timing/cob_0_0_00_1a_tdp_nochange/par/run1/cob_top.ncd'.

Reproduced this error on Xsjapps51, kernel RHEL 5.6; with 64 bit OS.

Solution

This is a known issue and will be fixed in a future release.

For a temporary work-around, please do not select 'Analysis Effort Level High'.

AR# 57493
Date Created 09/17/2013
Last Updated 10/09/2013
Status Active
Type General Article
Devices
  • Artix-7
  • Kintex-7
  • Virtex-7
Tools
  • ISE Design Suite