External Memory Interfaces Intel® Agilex™ FPGA IP User Guide

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Date 6/20/2022
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5.2.5. Simulating the Design Example

This topic describes how to simulate the design example in Synopsys* , and Siemens EDA simulators.

To simulate the example design in the Intel® Quartus® Prime software using the Synopsys* simulator, follow these steps:

  1. At the Linux* shell command prompt, change directory to sim\ed_sim\synopsys\vcsmx
  2. Run the simulation by typing the following command at the command prompt:
    sh vcsmx_setup.sh

To simulate the example design in the Intel® Quartus® Prime software using the Siemens EDA simulator, follow these steps:

  1. At the Linux or Windows shell command prompt, change directory to sim\ed_sim\mentor
  2. Execute the msim_setup.tcl script that automatically compiles and runs the simulation by typing the following command at the Linux or Windows command prompt:
    vsim -do msim_setup.tcl

    or

    Type the following command at the ModelSim* command prompt:

    do msim_setup.tcl
    

For more information about simulating the external memory interface using the Siemens EDA simulator, refer to the Simulating External Memory Interface IP With ModelSim chapter in the Intel® Agilex™ External Memory Interfaces IP Design Example User Guide.

Note: Intel does not provide the run.do file for the example design with the EMIF interface.

For more information about simulation, refer to the Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition User Guide, Third-party Simulation.

If your Intel® Quartus® Prime project appears to be configured correctly but the example testbench still fails, check the known issues on the Intel FPGA Knowledge Base before filing a service request.

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