The full feature system edition of Vivado is installed in the lab computers. A basic Webpack version is available as a free download. Note: the files are huge!
Vivado is similar to ISE. The constrainst files, ucf file in ISE and xdc in Vivado, are used to map the FPGA to physical I/O pins. These files can also used to constraint timing parameters. The following instructions are for using Vivado with a Nexys4 DDDR FPGA board. To run Vivado:
You can setup your environment permanently and avoid adding the locker and set up command each time you login by customizing your configuration file. First determine your shell by
Type: ps Look at what is listed under the CMD column. It should be either tcsh or bash (the name of your shell program). Most accounts created after 2009 use bash.
If you have tcsh, add the following to ~/.cshrc.mine
add 6.111 source /mit/6.111/vivado-setup.cshIf you have bash, add the the following to ~/.bashrc.mine
add 6.111 source /mit/6.111/vivado-setup.shAlternatively, you can add the locker and source the files each time you login.