Manual Setup for Hardware Debug - 2023.2 English

Vitis Unified Software Platform Documentation: Application Acceleration Development (UG1393)

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Tip: The following steps can be used when setting up Nimbix and other cloud platforms.

There are a few steps required to start the debug servers prior to debugging the design in the Vivado hardware manager.

  1. Set up your Vitis core development kit as described in Setting Up the Vitis Environment.
  2. Launch the xvc_pcie server. The file name passed to xvc_pcie must match the character driver file installed with the kernel device driver, where <driver_id> can be found by examining the /dev folder.
    >xvc_pcie -d /dev/xfpga/xvc_pub.<device_id>
    Tip: The xvc_pcie server has many useful command line options. You can issue xvc_pcie -help to obtain the full list of available options.
  3. Start the hw_server on port 3121, and connect to the XVC server on port 10201 using the following command:
    >hw_server -e "set auto-open-servers xilinx-xvc:localhost:10201" -e "set always-open-jtag 1"
  4. Launch Vivado Design Suite and open the hardware manager: