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AR# 67892

QuestaSim - Fatal: (vsim-12005) Undefined function '_ZN5boost6system15system_categoryEv' introduced from '/Xilinx/VIVADO/Vivado/2016.1/lib/lnx64.o/librdi_commonxillic.so' is being called


I am using QuestaSim to simulate the AXI BFM IP, but am encountering the following fatal error:

# ** Fatal: (vsim-12005) Undefined function '_ZN5boost6system15system_categoryEv' introduced from '/Xilinx/VIVADO/Vivado/2016.1/lib/lnx64.o/librdi_commonxillic.so' is being called. Exiting ...


This issue is seen when running simulation with QuestaSim standalone.

If QuestaSim is launched from the Vivado GUI then the problem will not occur.

The library 'librdi_commonxillic.so' is used to check out the license for the AXI BFM IP. 

It requires some Vivado dependency libraries, so the LD_LIBRARY_PATH or PATH variable should be pointed to the "/lib/<platform>.o" directory within the Vivado install path.

For example:

setenv LD_LIBRARY_PATH /Xilinx/VIVADO/Vivado/2016.1/lib/lnx64.o:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH

This will ensure that QuestaSim is able to find the required libraries for simulation.

AR# 67892
Date Created 09/18/2016
Last Updated 12/12/2016
Status Active
Type General Article
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2016.1
  • AXI Bus Functional Model