This answer record discusses a known issue with the ChipScope Inserter tool in the 13.2 software, which fails when targeting a Virtex-7 device. The ChipScope Inserter tool displays an error message similar to the one below:
Inserter fails with ICON core generation error
Project options (family='virtex7', device='xc7v485t')
If you are using v13.2 of the ChipScope Inserter tool, and targeting a Virtex-7 part, the tool will error and fail. This is a known issue in the 13.2 software and will be resolved in 13.3. A patch is available andcan be downloaded from the following location:
The "readme" file that is included with the patch contains all the necessary information that you need to patch the inserter tool software.If you have any issues with this after installing the patch, please open up a WebCase online.