The following steps will take you through the process of SAIF file creation, running timing simulation, and estimating power using the SAIF data using Questa Advanced Simulator.
Manually set the path to ModelSim/Questa Advanced Simulator using the
$PATH environment variable
In the Vivado IDE, click , and define the path to the Questa Advanced Simulatoron the 3rd Party Tools page.
Make sure the Default Compiled Library Paths points to a valid location for the compiled Xilinx simulation libraries.
To create new compiled libraries:
- In the 3rd Party
Simulators page, specify the compiled library path for
Questa Advanced Simulator in the
Questa field under
Default Compiled Library
Paths. Enter the Compiled
library location specified during the compiled library
generation. It should point to the
- Click OK to define the path and generate compiled