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Registered: ‎05-11-2018

ISE WebPACK 14.7 on Ubuntu 18.04

Hello,

I upgraded the system from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 - clear installation.

Today I installed ISE WebPACK 14.7.
The application starts, but I can't use Core Generator with Clock Wizard.

The error is:

   ERROR:sim - Unable to evaluate Tcl file:
      /opt/Xilinx/14.7/ISE_DS/ISE/coregen/ip/xilinx/primary/com/xilinx/ip/clk_wiz_v3_6/generate/run_legacy_tcl_flow.tcl
   ERROR:sim - Failed executing Tcl generator.
   ERROR:sim - Failed to generate 'clk_wiz_0'. Failed executing Tcl generator.

Whats the problem?

 

 

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Registered: ‎06-14-2010

Re: ISE WebPACK 14.7 on Ubuntu 18.04

Hello @svy123,

 

Have you tried restarting your computer and then to see if it works or not?

 

However, please note that Ubuntu is not an supported OS for ISE.

 

Therefore you'd need to try on one of the supported OS as mentioned in the below doc.

 

http://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/sw_manuals/xilinx14_7/irn.pdf

 

 

Kind Regards,
Anatoli Curran,
Xilinx Technical Support
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Re: ISE WebPACK 14.7 on Ubuntu 18.04

Hi @svy123, just to add to what @anatoli mentioned, if restarting your machine does not overcome the issue, try running CoreGen in debug mode (i.e. coregen -ddd) to see if that provides any further information.

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Re: ISE WebPACK 14.7 on Ubuntu 18.04

I just faced the same problem. Luckily, the solution is simple.

The problem is the JRE devievered with ISE is not compatible with the new Ubuntu libraries. This is good news, because you can replace it with the version installed in the Ubuntu.

Make a backup of the old JRE found in /opt/Xilinx/14.7/ISE_DS/ISE/java/lin64/ and replace it with a symlink to the system's JRE.
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Registered: ‎06-12-2009

Re: ISE WebPACK 14.7 on Ubuntu 18.04

Thanks @dlevit. I just wanted to confirm that your fix worked for me and add that I had to use the jre in the java 8 openjdk. I found that java-11 crashed when I tried to use coregen to compile the XPS_HWICAP. 

sudo apt install openjdk-8-jdk

cd /opt/Xilinx/14.7/ISE_DS/ISE/java/lin64/

sudo mv jre jre_backup

ln -s /usr/lib/jvm/java-8-openjdk-amd64/jre jre

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