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AR# 13016

3.6.x FPGA Express - "Error: Cannot determine FPGA Express installation root"

Description

Keywords: FPGA, Express, fe_shell, root, path

Urgency: Standard

General Description:
After installing 4.1i series tools, I encounter the following error when running "fe_shell.exe" from the command line

Error: Cannot determine FPGA Express installation root

Solution

The fe_shell.exe program now requires this additional switch to operate:

-oem xilinx

A batch file called "fe_xilinx_shell.bat" has been provided as a replacement for "fe_shell.exe". This batch file can be found in:

%XILINX%\express\bin-win31i\fe_xilinx_shell.bat
AR# 13016
Date Created 10/26/2001
Last Updated 08/11/2003
Status Archive
Type General Article