This answer record contains information on the Readme file for 2.1i Service Pack 6 for HP-UX.
This 2.1i Service Pack 6 Update is intended as an update to all 2.1i Alliance installations on HP-UX workstations.
All fixes packaged in the previous 2.1i Service Packs are included in Service Pack 6. Installation of the earlier Service Packs is NOT necessary.
Implementation Update Installation Instructions:
1. Download the 21i_sp6_implementation_hp.tar.gz update file from: http://www.xilinx.com/xlnx/xil_sw_updates_home.jsp
2. Untar the downloaded file into an empty "staging" directory.
gzip -d 21i_sp6_implementation_hp.tar.gz
tar xvf 21i_sp6_implementation_hp.tar
3. Run the following command line:
Device Data Files Update Installation Instructions:
1. Download the 21i_sp6_data_hp.tar.gz update file from: http://www.xilinx.com/xlnx/xil_sw_updates_home.jsp
2. Untar the downloaded file into an empty "staging" directory.
gzip -d 21i_sp6_data_hp.tar.gz
tar xvf 21i_sp6_data_hp.tar
3. Run the following command line:
NOTE 1: The destination directory specified during the setup operation must contain an existing 2.1i installation. Only existing files will be updated. Any new device support not previously installed should first be installed from the 2.1i CD before adding the Service Pack update.
NOTE 2: The Xilinx 2.1i environment variable should be set before commencing installation of Service Pack 6. (Please see (Xilinx Answer 8911) for information on the contents of the Implementation Tools Update.)
The following products and issues are addressed in 2.1i Service Pack 6
2.1i NGDAnno - NGDAnno leaves Block RAM inputs unconnected if they are driven by more than one power/ground or constant signals.
2.1i Virtex NGDAnno - Virtex single- and dual-port RAM report setup violations for Physical simulation.
2.1i - Verilog UNISIM and Cadence Concept models are not using glbl.GSR for block RAM
2.1i Virtex NGDAnno - Back-annotated delay has added 3.7 ns to a 3-state signal on an IOB.
2.1i NGDAnno - "INTERNAL_ERROR:Anno:Ax.c:2094:184.108.40.206.2.4 - Ax::fixConfusedPins() cannot handle this configuration."
2.1i Virtex-E BitGen - The equations for the DLL feedback 2x memory cell in Virtex-E are incorrect.
2.1i Virtex BitGen - A Virtex bit file from BitGen with default options causes improper behavior on CLKDLL.
2.1i Virtex BitGen - "WARNING:Bitgen:73 - Can't find arc ...."
2.1i Constraints Editor - Spartan 20 PQ208 Prohibit I/O locations for configuration pins are incorrect.
2.1i Constraints Editor - Constraint_editor.exe: An application error has occurred. (Xilinx Answer 7050)
2.1i CORE Generator - Not all EDIF files are copied over when I generate cores made up of multiple EDIF files.
2.1i Foundation CORE Generator - "Line: 3 Wrong number of fields BUS" is reported on modules during symbol generation.
2.1i Foundation CORE Generator - "Unexpanded block error...because one or more pins on the block...were not found."
2.1i Foundation CORE Generator - Virtex Variable Parallel Multiplier optional pins appear in a Foundation symbol when they were not requested.
2.1i XC9500 Family Tsim - A TPTA2 timing value has been added.
2.1i XC9500 Family Hitop - Product terms are removed in the fitter when assigned to a different pin.
2.1i XC9500 Family Hitop - A Dr. Watson internal error occurs during timing optimization.
2.1i 9500/XL - A timing model incorrect for negative-edge triggered global clock signals.
2.1i 9500XL Hitop - Designs that fit in the 1.5i software do not fit in the 2.1i software.
2.1i 9500XL Hitop - Incorrect implementation of a <function> = VCC.
2.1i 9500/XL TAEngine - Program abnormally terminated.
2.1i Hitop - Hitop uses SLOW slew when routing an internal BUFG net through a GTS pin.
2.1i Hitop - Fitting Report shows VCCIO pins as TIE on an XC95288XL-BG256.
2.1i Hitop - Hitop is not fitting DFF -> INV -> OBUF correctly.
2.1i Design Manager - New behavior for UCF declaration has been introduced.
2.1i Design Manager - When running pld_dsgnmgr through Mentor DM or using the "Design Manager" option from Exemplar's PAR tab, I cannot choose implementation options.
2.1i Design Manager - The server reports an exception error.
2.1i Floorplanner - Map file naming is causing problems for the Design Manager.
2.1i FPGA Editor - "Access violation (0xc0000005), Address 0x003652e0 (Edit CLB/IOB/Slice & Save)."
2.1i FPGA Editor - "ERROR:Portability:90 - Command line error: Switch '-usedpin' is unexpected."
2.1i FPGA Editor - Busy cursors are not used on many long processes.
2.1i Hardware Debugger - Parallel cable does not complete with Virtex chains.
2.1i JTAG Programmer - 9500/XL Deselecting Program Options -> "Erase before programming" does not work.
2.1i JTAG Programmer - XC1801 device support.
2.1i JTAG Programmer - Device support for the Spartan-II family.
2.1i JTAG Programmer - 1802 PROM support was added in the 2.1i software.
2.1i JTAG Programmer - Virtex-E BSDL files are available.
2.1i JTAG Programmer - "Error: JTAG - Unable to locate BSDL file 'c.bsd'."
2.1i 1800 JTAG Programmer - Is there JTAG support for the 1800-series PROMs?
2.1i Virtex JTAG Programmer - Virtex configuration requires an initial shutdown sequence.
2.1i JTAG Programmer - "Error:JTag- The boundary-scan 'program' operation is not supported..." reported when I use SVF for the 4002XL-PQpq100.
2.1i JTAG Programmer - The Done pin does not go High when I configure an 4010XL.
2.1i UNISIMS/SIMPRIMS - CLKDLL does not lock after RST is de-asserted.
2.1i XSI Library - Bidirectional I/O has an extra inversion inferred (IOBUF_N).
Synopsys FPGA Compiler 1998.08/1999.05 - Slew rate specifications on Virtex IOBs are ignored during synthesis.
2.1i XC4000XL MAP - "FATAL_ERROR:OldMap:x4emamerge.c:2410:220.127.116.11 - Illegal merge detected."
2.1i Virtex MAP - MAP does not put two unconstrained SRL16s into a single Virtex slice.
2.1i Virtex MAP - "FATAL_ERROR:xvkpu:xvkpulocal.c:246:1.3."
2.1i Virtex MAP - MAP uses the incorrect JF setting for a CLKDLLHF.
2.1i Virtex MAP - "Exception: Access Violation (oxc0000005), address:ox00255920."
2.1i Virtex MAP - A mapped design results in a sourceless net, leading to DRC errors.
2.1i Virtex MAP - The default input path delay element usage is being changed.
2.1i Virtex MAP - MAP hangs at "Reading NGD file ..." on an XCV1000 design.
2.1i Virtex MAP - The mapper creates an unroutable connection when F6MUX is driven by two F5MUXes.
2.1i Virtex MAP - "FATAL_ERROR:xvkpk:xvkpkslice.c:146:1.30"
2.1i Virtex MAP - MAP creates bad .pcf constraints from Floorplanner constraints.
2.1i 4000X* MAP - MAP writes a bad constraint, leading to "ERROR:OldMap:563 - Bel type "PAD" is not supported."
2.1i Virtex MAP - MAP trims an inverter when an FF pushed into the IOB.
2.1i Virtex MAP - Virtex mapper treats an OBUF driving PU, PD, or KEEPER inconsistently.
2.1i Virtex MAP - MAP configures a BUFT driven by PWR/GND in a way that will not work in the hardware.
2.1i Virtex MAP/PAR - Designs combining non-RLOC'd carry chains and macros fail.
2.1i Virtex MAP - "ERROR:xvkpu - Unable to obey design constraints..."
2.1i Virtex MAP - The Virtex packer is failing to process the local output directive properly.
2.1i Spartan-II NGDBuild - "ERROR:NgdHelpers:312 - logical block "$<>" of type "STARTUP_SPARTAN2 is unexpanded.
2.1i NGDBuild - NGDBuild is ignoring drive strength constraints attached to nets which drive IOB components (created from Constraints Editor)
2.1i NGDBuild - TNM_NET propagation through the DLL to no synchronous loads (two problems).
2.1i Spartan-II Package Files - The TQ144 Package has been added for Spartan-II.
2.1i Virtex-E Packages - The XV600E FG900 and XV1000E FG1156 packages contain incorrect banking information.
2.1i Spartan-II Package Files - New package files are available with Service Pack 3.
2.1i Package Files - An incorrect location for the Spartan40XL BG256 DONE pin is specified in the pad report.
2.1i SpartanXL - The CS280 packages are missing in the M2.1i software.
2.1i Package Files - The 40150XV BG432 package is incorrect.
2.1i Virtex PAR - "DesignRules:533 - Netcheck: Improper routing. Signal N141 is routed with too many unbuffered connections."
2.1i Spartan-XL PAR - The router gives poor results on XCS30XL and XCS40XL designs when compared to the 1.5i software.
2.1i Virtex PAR - MPPR and non MPPR runs give different results for the same cost table.
2.1i XV4000XL PAR - Guided PAR of XC4000XL device does not work in 2.1i Service Pack 1 or Service Pack 2.
2.1i Virtex MAP - An inversion between MUXCY and a flip-flop is dropped.
2.1i XV1000E PAR - A data file fix for XV1000E may improve placement results for some designs.
2.1i Virtex PAR - Router has difficulty connecting block RAM pins.
2.1i PAR - PAR and TRCE report different numbers for the same routing.
2.1i Virtex PAR - "FATAL_ERROR:Utilities:basagconjgradient.c:202:18.104.22.168 - CG SOLVER: residual."
2.1i Virtex-E PAR - The placer continues even if LVDS I/O comps have no locate constraints.
2.1i PAR - "Application error has occurred. Exception:Access Violation (0xc0000005), Address: 0x039313b9"
2.1i 4000XL/XV PAR - A PROHIBIT constraint is ignored.
2.1i Virtex PAR - A PC crash occurs after "Starting the placer".
2.1i 4000XL/XV PAR - A Dr. Watson error occurs during routing. "Access Violation (0xc0000005), Address: 0x0024b0b1."
2.1i Virtex PAR - The .par results file reports an incorrect number of logic levels.
2.1i Virtex PAR - The placer has been enhanced to use MAXSKEW preference to assign secondary global clock buffers for external clock nets.
2.1i Virtex PAR - "FATAL_ERROR:Place:xvkapanal.c:1860:22.214.171.124.2.1"
2.1i Virtex PAR - A Virtex design takes too long to route PWR/GND signals.
2.1i SpartanXL PAR - PAR fails to produce consistent results when running a cost table twice.
2.1i Virtex PAR - Virtex designs with area constraints run out of memory during placement.
2.1i Virtex PAR - Router terminates and reports a segmentation fault during PWR/GND routing.
2.1i PAR - PAR does not clean up low-end results when running turns engine (ignores "-s")
2.1i Virtex PAR - The placer leaves the source pin of a high fanout net unplaced, leading to a router crash.
2.1i Virtex PAR - The placer ignores a list constraint involving IOB.
2.1i Spartan-XL PAR - "FATAL_ERROR:Route:basrtsanity.c:241:126.96.36.199 -Process will terminate."
2.1i Virtex Speed Files - A change has been made to correct optimistic Block RAM timing.
2.1i Spartan-II Speed Files - The Spartan-II speed grades are now marked ADVANCED.
2.1i Virtex Speed Files - The Virtex speed files have been modified to support the Power Estimator tool.
2.1i Virtex-E Speed Files - New speed files are available for Virtex-E.
2.1i Speed Files - Several speed file changes are available in Service Pack 3.
2.1i Virtex Speed Files - New Virtex Speed files are available in 2.1i Service Pack 1.
2.1i XC4000XV Speed Files - The 2.1i Service Pack 1 Update contains Preliminary XC4000XV speed data.
2.1i SpartanXL Speed Files - Updated speed files are available for -5 Preliminary speed grades.
2.1i Virtex Speed Files - Missing Virtex pin-to-pin timing values cause overly optimistic delays.
2.1i Timing Analyzer - A memory leak occurs when custom sources are selected.
2.1i Timing Analyzer - A bus error when Timing Analyzer is launched on an HP 10.20 platform.
2.1i 9500XL Timing Analyzer - Custom Report for CPLD causes a stack fault error (timingan.exe, mfc42.dll) or Process Exit Code 2.
2.1i Virtex Floorplanner - A crash occurs due to stack overflow.
2.1i Virtex Timing - Back-annotated Virtex timing under-reports delay.
2.1i 4000E/Spartan Timing - Back-annotated XC4000E and Spartan delays are under-reported.
2.1i Timing Analyzer - Timing Analyzer only produces a summary report of constraints with no paths for advanced analysis.
2.1i TRCE/NGDBUILD/Timing Analyzer/FPGA Editor - MIN delays and changing speed grades after implementation does not work
2.1i TRCE - Paths are reported against the wrong timing constraint.