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Registered: ‎11-08-2016

Where and how to buy the ChipScope?

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Hi,

 

I am using the ISE WebPack targeting an Spartan-6. I want to buy the ChipScope License but TBH I don't know how to do this.

 

The XILINX Online Store, as described in this posting, returns a 404. DigiKey lists the ChipScope, but marked it as "Obsolete" and I can not buy it. Where can I get the license and is there something I am missing?

 

kind regards,

Christian

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Registered: ‎06-24-2015

Re: Where and how to buy the ChipScope?

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@hardwareheini,

 

Please regenerate the license using steps given in this AR so that the Chipscope_pro feature gets added to your license:
https://www.xilinx.com/support/answers/36136.html

Thanks,
Nupur
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Re: Where and how to buy the ChipScope?

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Hi @hardwareheini,

 

If your device is supported in webpack then you can use chipscope for free.

It's included in webpack license.

Please go through https://www.xilinx.com/products/design-tools/ise-design-suite/ise-webpack.html

Thanks,
Arpan
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Re: Where and how to buy the ChipScope?

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@hardwareheini,

 

No purchased license is needed.

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Nupur
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Re: Where and how to buy the ChipScope?

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check this ARs
https://www.xilinx.com/support/answers/36493.html
https://www.xilinx.com/support/download/index.html/content/xilinx/en/downloadNav/design-tools/v2012_4---14_7.html
Thanks and Regards
Balkrishan
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Re: Where and how to buy the ChipScope?

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@nupurs and @arpansur Thanks for the quick answer, this would be very nice if I don't have to buy the CS.

 

However I get the message in the attachement when I insert an CS Core into my design in ISE. My License seems to be expired. Is there a way to reset this?

 

kind regards,

Christian

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Re: Where and how to buy the ChipScope?

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@hardwareheini,

 

Please post your license file here.

Which device are you using?

Thanks,
Nupur
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Re: Where and how to buy the ChipScope?

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@nupurs I am targeting an XC6SLX16-2FTG256

 

kind regards,

Christian

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Re: Where and how to buy the ChipScope?

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@hardwareheini,

 

Please regenerate the license using steps given in this AR so that the Chipscope_pro feature gets added to your license:
https://www.xilinx.com/support/answers/36136.html

Thanks,
Nupur
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Re: Where and how to buy the ChipScope?

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Hi @hardwareheini,

 

This device is supported in webpack. But the chipscope features are missing in the license. May be you generated the license before these features are added in webpack. So please try @nupurs suggestions to regenerate the license to include these features. 

Thanks,
Arpan
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Re: Where and how to buy the ChipScope?

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@nupurs, @arpansur, @balkris Thanks very much for your help, guys! I deleted the License from my Online License Manager, created the new one and now ChipScope is running perfectly.

 

kind regards,

Christian

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Registered: ‎03-27-2008

Re: Where and how to buy the ChipScope?

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I am going through the same scenario, it isn't obvious which licence I need to get.

Do I need to delete my old licence from the "Manage Licences" tab? I have aquired 8 over the years and have deleted 3, I am unable to delete any more:
"Sorry, you have exceeded the maximum number of allowed license key regeneration operations. Please submit a Service Request from the Xilinx Web Portal for further assistance."

 

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Re: Where and how to buy the ChipScope?

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Hi @btrac,

 

Please create a new thread in Installation and licensing board with your query.

Thanks,
Arpan
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Re: Where and how to buy the ChipScope?

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@btrac.

 

Raise a non-technical service request here: https://www.xilinx.com/support.html#serviceportal

 

Thanks,
Nupur
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Re: Where and how to buy the ChipScope?

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I've requested service portal access so now it's just a waiting game. I'll see how this pans out, cheers :)

 

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Re: Where and how to buy the ChipScope?

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Request denied! Seems I didn't register with a corporate email address. Xilinx, please fix the license delete function, Google suggests this has been a problem for years!

Meanwhile, I will have to create a new account :(

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