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AR# 33435

ISE Simulator (ISim) - Error "channel 'isimConsole' wasn't opened for writing" when typing shell commands

Description

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I tried using shell commands such as "ls" or "cd" in the ISIM GUI Tcl prompt; however, I encounter the following error: 

 

"channel "isimConsole" wasn't opened for writing" 

 

How can I resolve this error?

Solution

This is a known issue. It has been fixed in ISE Design Suite 11 Update 2 (11.2). 

 

Please download and install the latest ISE Design Suite update from the Download Center at: http://www.xilinx.com/support/download/index.htm.

Linked Answer Records

Associated Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
33381 ISE Design Suite 11 - ISE Simulator (ISim) Known Issues N/A N/A
AR# 33435
Date Created 09/08/2009
Last Updated 05/23/2014
Status Archive
Type General Article