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AR# 58238

2013.3 IP Integrator - Block design fails validation due to mismatch in CLK_DOMAIN on my custom IP created in IP Packager


I have a simple block design which contains a custom IP with AXI interface created in IP Packager. However, validation fails with an error similar to the following:

ERROR: [BD 41-237] Bus Interface property CLK_DOMAIN does not match between /<custom_ip>_0/S_AXI(design_1_custom_ip_0_0_clk) and /microblaze_0/M_AXI_DP(design_1_clk_wiz_1_0_clk_out1)
ERROR: [Common 17-39] 'validate_bd_design' failed due to earlier errors.

How can this be addressed?


The CLK_DOMAIN is auto-populated using the clock that is specified in the Port Maps for the signal_clock. This clock must be the same one that is used to clock the AXI interface.

For example:









In the image above, you can see that the S_AXI is connected to the M_AXI of the interconnect; the S_AXI is being clocked by the S_AXI_ACLK, so this must be represented in the IP Interface.

To verify this:

  1. select the IP, right-click and choose Edit in IP Packager.
  2. In the IP Packager, choose IP Interfaces > signal_clock. Under the Port Maps tab, make sure that the Physical Name is set to the S_AXI_ACLK (or, what ever clock is drivingthe AXI interface):

  3. Once this is changed, select Review and Package > Re-package IP.


AR# 58238
Date Created 11/01/2013
Last Updated 11/07/2013
Status Active
Type General Article
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2013.3