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=== Windows ===
 
=== Windows ===
 
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Get the installer from <code>R:\SYND\Ele_2131\ELN\Software\VHL\ModelSim\modelsim-win64-10.4f-se.exe</code>.}}
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Get the installer from <code>R:\SYND\Ele_2131\ELN\Software\VHL\ModelSim\modelsim-win32-10.7c-se.exe</code>.}}
  
 
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HDL-Designer is used to design digital circuits.
 
HDL-Designer is used to design digital circuits.
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=== Windows ===
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Get the installer from <code>R:\SYND\Ele_2131\ELN\Software\VHDL\HDL-Designer\HDS_2019.2_win.exe</code>.
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Set following options during the installation process:
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* Target location: <code>C:\eda\MentorGraphics\HDS\</code>
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* Product selection: <code>HDL Designer</code>
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* no dongle installation}}
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If HDL-Designer doesn't start you have to execute the [[Media:Update_mgc_pkginfo.zip|Update_MGC_pkginfo Batch script]] with administrator rights.
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It updates the pkginfo file with a new version from the Mentor Graphics servers.}}
  
 
=== Linux ===
 
=== Linux ===
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Ask [[User:Francois.corthay|Francois Corthay]] for help.
 
Ask [[User:Francois.corthay|Francois Corthay]] for help.
  
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Start the application from the Toolbar menu.
 
Start the application from the Toolbar menu.
 
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=== Windows ===
 
 
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Get the installer from <code>R:\ETE\Ele1_8132\Electricité numérique\Software\VHDL\HDL-Designer\HDS_2015.2_win.exe</code>.
 
and launch it.}}
 
 
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Set following options during the installation process:
 
* Target location: <code>C:\eda\MentorGraphics\HDS\</code>
 
* Product selection: <code>HDL Designer</code>
 
* no dongle installation}}
 
 
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If HDL-Designer doesn't start you have to execute the [[Media:Update_mgc_pkginfo.zip|Update_MGC_pkginfo Batch script]] with administrator rights.
 
It updates the pkginfo file with a new version from the Mentor Graphics servers.}}
 
  
 
= License =
 
= License =

Latest revision as of 15:05, 12 September 2019

Contents

ModelSim

Windows

View-pim-tasks.png

Get the installer from R:\SYND\Ele_2131\ELN\Software\VHL\ModelSim\modelsim-win32-10.7c-se.exe.


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Set following options during the installation process:

  • Target location: C:\eda\MentorGraphics\ModelSim

Linux

Download Modelsim

In order to install Modelsim and/or Questa the following files need to be downloaded from R:\SYND\Ele_2131\ELN\Software\VHDL\ModelSim\.

  • install.linux
  • modelsim-base.mis | questasim-base.mis
  • modelsim-docs.mis | questasim-docs.mis
  • modelsim-linux_<version>.mis | questasim-linux_<version>.mis

Set executable rights

chmod +x install.linux

Execute installer

sudo ./install.linux

Follow Instructions

If possible install at location /opt/modelsim_<version> | /opt/questasim_<version>

HDL-Designer

HDL-Designer is used to design digital circuits.

Windows

View-pim-tasks.png

Get the installer from R:\SYND\Ele_2131\ELN\Software\VHDL\HDL-Designer\HDS_2019.2_win.exe. and launch it.


View-pim-tasks.png

Set following options during the installation process:

  • Target location: C:\eda\MentorGraphics\HDS\
  • Product selection: HDL Designer
  • no dongle installation

Dialog-warning.png

If HDL-Designer doesn't start you have to execute the Update_MGC_pkginfo Batch script with administrator rights. It updates the pkginfo file with a new version from the Mentor Graphics servers.

Linux

Ask Francois Corthay for help.

This setup is done for (K)Ubuntu


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For x86-64 systems, install 32 bit libraries:

sudo apt-get install ia32-libs

For mulitarch systems (typically Ubuntu 12.04 or newer), install

sudo apt-get install libxi6:i386 libXp6:i386 libXmu6:i386


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Copy the installer from R:\SYND\Ele_2131\ELN\Software\VHDL\HDL-Designer\HDS_2015.2_ixl.exe to /home/user/Downloads/EDA


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Install it:

cd /home/<i>user</i>/Downloads/EDA/
chmod +x HDS_*.exe
sudo ./HDS_*.exe

Options:

  • Target location: /usr/opt/HDS
  • Product selection: HDL Designer


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Add path and license server info:

export PATH=$PATH:/usr/opt/HDS/bin
export LM_LICENSE_FILE=$LM_LICENSE_FILE:<portNumber>@mentorlm.hevs.ch


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Test the application:

hdl_designer &


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Update the settings:

sudo nano -w /etc/profile

Add the lines:

#------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
# EDA tools
#
export PATH=$PATH:/usr/opt/HDS/bin
export LM_LICENSE_FILE=$LM_LICENSE_FILE:<portNumber>@mentorlm.hevs.ch


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Add a toolbar menu:

  • right-click on Applications and choose Edit Menus
  • click on New Menu and name it EDA
  • click on EDA and then New Item:
    • Name: HDL Designer
    • Command: /usr/opt/HDS/bin/hdl_designer
    • Icon: /usr/opt/HDS/resources/bitmaps/hdldesigner.bmp

Start the application from the Toolbar menu.

License

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To be able to get a license you have to be connected to the school network either way directly by cable, through the school wifi secure-hevs or through VPN.

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Add the license server location to your computers environment variables:

  • right-click on Computer -> Properties -> Advanced -> Environment Variables
  • select or add new LM_LICENSE_FILE
  • add <portNumber>@mentorlm.hevs.ch
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