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AR# 43958

13.2 ChipScope Pro - Inserter Fails when Targeting a Virtex-7 Device


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
<CoreGen>:WARNING:encore:175 -
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 attached to this Answer Record.

The "readme" file that is included with the patch contains all the necessary information that you need to patch the inserter tool software. 


Associated Attachments

Name File Size File Type
ar43958_13_2_chipscopepro_preliminary.zip 4 MB ZIP
AR# 43958
Date 03/15/2018
Status Active
Type General Article
  • Virtex-7
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