Viewing Guidance in the Vitis IDE - 2023.2 English

AI Engine Tools and Flows User Guide (UG1076)

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Viewing design guidance helps to evaluate design performance and highlights areas of the design where performance tuning is recommended. In the Vitis IDE, you can view the design guidance generated by tool as follow:
  1. Open the run summary file, xrt.run_summary, with the following command:
    vitis -a xrt.run_summary
  2. In the IDE, click Run Guidance in the summary view to view guidance information.
  3. From Run Guidance, there are recommended predefined threshold values and actual result from the design under reviewed.
  4. Click on the guidance name for better description of the guidance rule. For example, AIE_MEMORY_CONFLICTS has the description of The rule checks the amount of memory conflicts for AI Engine tiles.
  5. The predefined values can be adjusted by clicking on the predefined value shown in blue and update with preferred value. This filters out rules in the guidance view for the design.
  6. Click on percentage value of the guidance rule to open the Profile Summary of the design.
  7. Click on highlighted hyperlink, as shown for guidance resolution from the tool, to help improve design performance.