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Altera_Forum
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DSP Builder Simulink Errors

i have quartus ii 9.0 web edition and matlab r2008a. recently i installed dsp builder v9.0 successfully. but when i try to add dsp blocks i get errors like this: 

 

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"error in block : untitled/altbus 

java exception occurred:  

java.lang.illegalargumentexception: no enum const class com.altera.dspbuilder.simulation.extendeddirection.ä°nport 

 

at java.lang.enum.valueof(unknown source) 

 

at com.altera.dspbuilder.simulation.extendeddirection.valueof(unknown source) 

 

at com.altera.dspbuilder.simulation.templates.blockxmlparser.addporttoblock(unknown source) 

 

at com.altera.dspbuilder.simulation.templates.blockxmlparser.createblock(unknown source) 

 

at com.altera.dspbuilder.simulation.templates.blockxmlparser.getblocktemplate(unknown source) 

 

at com.altera.dspbuilder.simulation.blockfactory.getblocktemplate(unknown source) 

 

at com.altera.dspbuilder.simulation.blockfactory.getblocktemplate(unknown source) 

 

at com.altera.dspbuilder.simulation.factory.createblock(unknown source) 

 

at com.altera.dspbuilder.simulation.model.createblock(unknown source) 

 

at com.altera.dspbuilder.simulation.cache.createblock(unknown source) 

 

at com.altera.dspbuilder.simulation.mask.init(unknown source)" 

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also when i try to modify these blocks i always get s-parameter errors like this: 

 

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"s-function parameter count mismatch. s-function sinout in singen/sinin is expecting 0 parameters while 8 were provided in the dialog box." 

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i searched over internet and found nothing. also the previous threads (...alteraforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=4974) about s-parameter error hasn't solved yet. i think dsp builder has compatibility issues and unstable.
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Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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i have quartus ii 9.0 web edition and matlab r2008a. recently i installed dsp builder v9.0 successfully. but when i try to add dsp blocks i get errors like this: 

 

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[I]"Error in block : untitled/AltBus 

Java exception occurred:  

java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: No enum const class com.altera.dspbuilder.simulation.ExtendedDirection.Ä°NPORT 

[/B] 

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The Ä°NPORT part of that error message looks suspicious to me. This error was previously reported in http://www.alteraforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=4974 (http://www.alteraforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=4974) but the reporter didn't respond much further. 

 

I'll repeat the question I asked then: 

 

 

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The forum is mangling the text a little bit, so I'm not sure. Where it says "No enum const class com.altera.dspbuilder.simulation.ExtendedDirection .INPORT", on my screen the "I" is coming up as either Ä° or if I change the encoding to an I with a dot above it. Either way this is not good. 

 

Can you confirm exactly what the text looks like on your screen. Try manually adding spaces in between each of the words separated by full stops - this should stop the forum doing its own thing. 

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I wonder if the problem isn't a language/encoding problem. Is your computer configured for languages other than English? Also can you tell me what the MATLAB command "slCharacterEncoding" returns? 

 

 

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Also when I try to modify these blocks I always get s-parameter errors like this: 

 

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"S-function parameter count mismatch. S-function sInOut in singen/SinIn is expecting 0 parameters while 8 were provided in the dialog box." 

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This is just caused by the original error. If we fix that, this will go away.
Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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It is shown as " Ä°NPORT " with this strange character Ä° at the beginning. Yes my computer is configured in Turkish and the "slCharacterEncoding" returns windows-1254. So yes it can be an encoding problem. I hope you have an idea to fix this and I can answer any other questions if you ask. 

 

Thanks, 

isumairu
Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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I've just switched my computer to Turkish using Control Panel and have replicated your problem. The good news is there's a workaround: switch your computer to not turkish. The bad news is that's all I can suggest. You'll have to wait for the tool to be released with a fix for this. 

 

This appears to be the cause of the problem: http://java.sys-con.com/node/46241 (http://java.sys-con.com/node/46241)
Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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I've just switched my computer to Turkish using Control Panel and have replicated your problem. The good news is there's a workaround: switch your computer to not turkish. The bad news is that's all I can suggest. You'll have to wait for the tool to be released with a fix for this. 

 

This appears to be the cause of the problem: (...://java.sys-con.com/node/46241

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Switching language is very disturbing because of Turkish keyboard but yes it is absolutely the reason of this bug and there is no solution yet. So nothing much to do. Thank you very much for your help. 

 

isumairu
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