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AR# 65034

2015.2 SDK - Random time-out errors when trying to open SDK


I am running a script to open SDK, but I am receiving random time-out errors:


Got $XILINX_SDK: /auto/edatools/xilinx/vivado/v2015.1/SDK/2015.1
Creating Workspace workspace
Error in startup script:
timeout while establishing a connection with SDK
while executing
"error "timeout while establishing a connection with SDK""
(procedure "getsdkchan" line 56)
invoked from within
(procedure "::xsdb::sdk::set_user_repo_path" line 2)
invoked from within
"sdk set_user_repo_path ./repos/sw_repos/drivers"
(procedure "create_workspace" line 3)
invoked from within
"create_workspace $hdf $workspace_name"
(procedure "main" line 3)
invoked from within
"main hdmi_ip.sdk/hdmi_ipi_wrapper.hdf workspace"
(file "run_sdk.tcl" line 30)


These timeout errors are typically seen due to high network latency. 

The default time-out is 30 seconds.

Below is the command to change the timeout value. 

It should be copied to $XILINX_SDK/scripts/xsdb/xsdb/.

Note: Make a back-up of the existing file first.


The command to use is:


setconfig -sdk_launch <timeout in sec>



Please note that you have to run this command before running any other SDK commands or before switching to a new workspace.


There is no way to change the timeout without modifying the installation.


You will need to run the above command to make changes to the default timeout value.

If the command is not run before running any SDK commands, then the default timeout of 30 seconds will be in effect.



Associated Attachments

Name File Size File Type
xsdb.tcl 189 KB TCL
AR# 65034
Date Created 07/21/2015
Last Updated 08/28/2015
Status Active
Type Error Message
  • Zynq-7000
  • FPGA Device Families
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2015.1
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2015.2
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2015.3