Setup for EE577 CAD Tools

bug or comment to jsmoon@usc.edu

General CAD Tools (Magic, IRSIM, HSPICE, etc)
  1. for EE577A add the following line in .cshrc file
    source ~ee577/577a.setup

    for EE577B add the following line in .cshrc file
    source ~ee577/setup.csh

  2. make sure CAD_HOME is set to "~ee577/cad" by
    printenv CAD_HOME - This should display "/home/scf-06/ee577/cad"

  3. make sure you are directed to the correct cad tools by

PowerView
  1. If you have used powerview before in other classes, just make sure if you are using the newest version(PowerView 6.1) by
    which powerview - This should display "/usr/usc/powerview/6.1/powerview"

  2. If this is the first time to use powerview, insert the following lines into your .login or .cshrc file.

    ### setup environment for viewlogic
    if (-e ~eeview/powerview.setup) then
    source ~eeview/powerview.setup
    else
    echo "**WARNING** Powerview environment not properly set-up"
    endif


    Then you need to either
  3. Type "powerview" to start program.
Verilog-XL
  1. add the following lines in your .login or .cshrc file
    ### setup environment for Verilog-XL
    if (-e ~eeview/verilog.env.setup) then
    source ~eeview/verilog.env.setup
    else
    echo "**WARNING** Verilog-XL environment not properly set-up"
    endif


    Then you need to either
  2. Type "verilog yourfile" to compile and run your program.