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AR# 67673

2016.1/2016.2 - SDK: Launching a bare metal application debug session fails while trying to find a property of the design

Description

In SDK 2016.1/2016.2, launching a baremetal application debug session fails with the following message:

02:30:46 ERROR : Failed to get_hw_param_value 
Reason: ERROR: [Common 17-55] 'get_property' expects at least one object.
Resolution: If [get_<value>] was used to populate the object, check to make sure this command returns at least one valid object.

How can I resolve this?

Solution

This issue will be fixed in the 2016.3 SDK Release.

In order to work around the issue in SDK 2016.1 & 2016.2, use the attached patch for the respective versions.

Steps to install the patch:

2016.1:

  1. Close SDK
  2. Remove the file com.xilinx.sdk.hw_1.0.0*.jar from $XILINX_SDK\eclipse\win64.o\plugins\
  3. Unzip the attached file
  4. Copy com.xilinx.sdk.hw_1.0.0.201605210040.jar to $XILINX_SDK\eclipse\win64.o\plugins\.
  5. Remove the file hsiutils.tcl from $XILINX_SDK\scripts\xsdb\hsi\
  6. Copy hsiutils.tcl from the zip file to $XILINX_SDK\scripts\xsdb\hsi\
  7. Re-open SDK


2016.2:

  1. Close SDK
  2. Remove the file com.xilinx.sdk.hw_1.0.0*.jar from $XILINX_SDK\eclipse\win64.o\plugins\
  3. Unzip the attached file
  4. Copy com.xilinx.sdk.hw_1.0.0.201605210040.jar to $XILINX_SDK\eclipse\win64.o\plugins\.
  5. Re-open SDK

Note: $XILINX_SDK is your 2016.x SDK installation area (For example, C:\Xilinx\SDK/2016.1 or C:\Xilinx\SDK/2016.2)

Attachments

Associated Attachments

Name File Size File Type
2016.1_patch.zip 107 KB ZIP
2016.2_Patch.zip 88 KB ZIP
AR# 67673
Date Created 08/05/2016
Last Updated 09/12/2016
Status Active
Type Known Issues
Tools
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2016.2
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2016.1