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AR# 18771

6.1i PAR - "INTERNAL_ERROR:SpeedCalc:basndmain.c:213:1.53 - getloaddelay called, loadpin not routed on signal/FATAL_ERROR:SpeedCalc:basndmain.c:216:1.53 - An application has called the delay calculator routine incorrectly."

Description

Keywords: SpeedCalc, getloaddelay, PAR, delay calculator

Urgency: Standard

General Description:
My guided PAR run fails during placement phase 2.2 or 5.8 with an error message similar to the following:

"Delay requested to node which is not on given signalNode is 1CB8CB6, it's name is INPUT/x:6176/y:-182
INTERNAL_ERROR:SpeedCalc:basndmain.c:213:1.53 - getloaddelay called, loadpin not routed on signal write_data_in_1_IBUF
FATAL_ERROR:SpeedCalc:basndmain.c:216:1.53 - An application has called the delay calculator routine incorrectly. Please report this problem against the application currently running such as the router or timing analyzer. Process will terminate. To resolve this error, please consult the Answers Database and other online resources at http://support.xilinx.com. If you need further assistance, please open a WebCase by clicking on the "WebCase" link at http://support.xilinx.com"

Solution

NOTE: This Answer Record is a good match for your issue only if the placement phase is 2.2 or 5.8 and you are using the guide function. Similar error messages occur under different circumstances. If your case is not a good match, you can still try the environment variable work-around listed below, but the fix date may not apply.

This problem is scheduled to be fixed in version 7.1i. Meanwhile, you can work around this issue by setting the following environment variable. This variable does not affect QOR, but may increase run time:

Windows (PCs)
SET PL_DORESETSIGPINS=1

Solaris and Linux
setenv PL_DORESETSIGPINS 1
AR# 18771
Date Created 09/03/2007
Last Updated 10/20/2008
Status Archive
Type General Article