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Error when running pin_assignment tcl script


Hi everyone,


After I used IP catalog to generate my DDR3 controller, the system will automatically generate pin_assignment tcl script.

However, when I ran the tcl the console showed the error messages below.


Error:Info: *******************************************************************   Error:Info: Running Quartus Prime TimeQuest Timing Analyzer   Error: Info: Version 17.1.0 Build 590 10/25/2017 SJ Standard Edition   Error: Info: Copyright (C) 2017 Intel Corporation. All rights reserved.   Error: Info: Your use of Intel Corporation's design tools, logic functions   Error: Info: and other software and tools, and its AMPP partner logic   Error: Info: functions, and any output files from any of the foregoing   Error: Info: (including device programming or simulation files), and any   Error: Info: associated documentation or information are expressly subject   Error: Info: to the terms and conditions of the Intel Program License   Error: Info: Subscription Agreement, the Intel Quartus Prime License Agreement,   Error: Info: the Intel FPGA IP License Agreement, or other applicable license   Error: Info: agreement, including, without limitation, that your use is for   Error: Info: the sole purpose of programming logic devices manufactured by   Error: Info: Intel and sold by Intel or its authorized distributors. Please   Error: Info: refer to the applicable agreement for further details.   Error: Info: Processing started: Wed Oct 24 01:21:35 2018   Error:Info: Command: quartus_sta -t D:/Quartus/projects/18.1/ddr3_test_v2/DDR3_controller/DDR3/DDR3_p0_pin_assignments.tcl ddr3_test_v2   Error:Info: Quartus(args): ddr3_test_v2   Error:Error (23031): Evaluation of Tcl script D:/Quartus/projects/18.1/ddr3_test_v2/DDR3_controller/DDR3/DDR3_p0_pin_assignments.tcl unsuccessful   Error:Error: Quartus Prime TimeQuest Timing Analyzer was unsuccessful. 1 error, 0 warnings   Error: Error: Peak virtual memory: 468 megabytes   Error: Error: Processing ended: Wed Oct 24 01:21:37 2018   Error: Error: Elapsed time: 00:00:02   Error: Error: Total CPU time (on all processors): 00:00:02   Error:------------------------------------------------   Error:ERROR: Unable to find active revision name. Make sure there is an open, active revision name.   Error: while executing   Error:"get_micro_node_delay -micro WL_DCD -parameters {IO VPAD} -in_fitter"   Error: (file "D:/Quartus/projects/18.1/ddr3_test_v2/DDR3_controller/DDR3/DDR3_p0_timing.tcl" line 105)   Error: invoked from within   Error:"source "$script_dir/DDR3_p0_timing.tcl""   Error: (file "D:/Quartus/projects/18.1/ddr3_test_v2/DDR3_controller/DDR3/DDR3_p0_pin_assignments.tcl" line 179)   Error:------------------------------------------------   Error: while executing   Error:"exec $cmd -t [ info script ] $project_name "   Error: invoked from within   Error:"if { ![info exists quartus(nameofexecutable)] || ($quartus(nameofexecutable) != "quartus_sta" && $quartus(nameofexecutable) != "quartus_map") } {   Error: pos..."   Error: (file "D:/Quartus/projects/18.1/ddr3_test_v2/DDR3_controller/DDR3/DDR3_p0_pin_assignments.tcl" line 129)   Error: invoked from within   Error:"_source D:/Quartus/projects/18.1/ddr3_test_v2/DDR3_controller/DDR3/DDR3_p0_pin_assignments.tcl"   Error: ("uplevel" body line 1)   Error: invoked from within   Error:"uplevel 1 $cmd "   Error: (procedure "source" line 5)   Error: invoked from within   Error:"source "D:/Quartus/projects/18.1/ddr3_test_v2/DDR3_controller/DDR3/DDR3_p0_pin_assignments.tcl""

I spend about 2 days on this problem but still can't find the solution.

It would be very help if anyone have similar experience or just give me some hint.



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Have you performed analysis and synthesis of the design by clicking Processing > Start > Analysis and Synthesis?

I have successfully run xx_pin_assignment.tcl script attached the image and tcl console log.

I have used Quartus 18.1 std.


Let me know if this has helped resolve the issue you are facing or if you need any further assistance.


Best Regards,

Anand Raj Shankar

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