VCS provides power commands to generate SAIF with specific requirements.
- Specify the scope and signals to be generated, by typing:
- Enable SAIF dumping. You can use the command line in the simulator workspace:
- Run simulation for a specific time.
- Disable power dumping and report the SAIF, by typing:
power -disable power -report filename.saif
For more detailed usage or information about each command, see the Synopsys VCS documentation.
See Power Analysis Using Vivado Simulator for more information about Switching Activity Interchange Format (SAIF).