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AR# 66092

2015.4 Vivado Placer - Memory leak during global placement

Description

A memory leak can occur during global placement resulting in an out of memory error.

Solution

This memory leak bug has been fixed for 2016.1 and a patch for 2015.4 (all platforms) is attached to this Answer Record.

INSTALLATION:/USE:


METHOD 1: (Vivado 2014.4 and later only)

  1. Navigate to the $XILINX_VIVADO/patches directory (create this directory if it does not exist)
  2. Extract the contents of the ".zip" archive to a directory starting with the name AR66092          
    Note: most extraction tools will allow you to automatically create a directory with the same name as the zip file
  3. Run Vivado software tools from the original install location.


METHOD 2:

  1. Creating a separate directory containing patched files
  2. Extract the contents of the ".zip" archive to the desired patch directory location.

Attachments

Associated Attachments

Name File Size File Type
AR66092_vivado_2015_4_preliminary_rev1.zip 35 MB ZIP
AR# 66092
Date Created 12/03/2015
Last Updated 12/22/2015
Status Active
Type General Article
Devices
  • Virtex-7
Tools
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2015.4
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2015.3