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AR# 64667

2015.1 IP Packager - Missing custom driver in exported HDF


Drivers for custom IP cores can be placed within the directory structure of the IP repository.

IP Packager uses this mechanism to create an example driver for a newly created custom IP.

When using the IP in an IP Integrator (IPI) Block Design (BD), the driver will be included in the exported HDF file.

However, if the IP has been placed in an IP Integrator hierarchical block, the exported HDF is missing the Driver.


There are two solutions available:

  1. Use Vivado 2015.1 and apply the patches attached to this Answer Record.
    Once the patch is applied, refresh the repository, reset the IP Integrator output products, generate the output products and re-export to SDK.

  2. Move the Driver directory from the IP's repository to a new software repository location.
    Then add the new software repository location to SDK using SDK >Xilinx Tools >Repositories


Associated Attachments

Name File Size File Type
AR64667_vivado_2015_1_rev1.zip 5 MB ZIP
AR# 64667
Date 08/28/2017
Status Active
Type General Article
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2015.1
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