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Nativelink error while trying to run RTL simulation

Altera_Forum
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Hi I'm new to this forum and also just recently acquired Cyclone 2 DE2 board. I was Doing a simple VHDL program and tried to run RTL simulation and got a Nativelink error saying:  

 

"Can't launch the ModelSim - Altera software--- The path to the location of the executables for the ModelSim-Altera sofware were not specified or the executables were not found at specific path.. Check Nativelink log file C:/altera/13.0/quartusprojects/test_nativelink_simulation.rpt for detailed error messages" 

 

I looked at the report. It said "Unable to find software for the selected file. File name: test_nativelink_simulation.rpt" It gave me three options: 

 

1. Search web for suitable software  

2. Learn more about .rpt file format 

3. search through windows 

 

I'm guessing option 1? Any insight?
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Altera_Forum
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I think you have to manually set that up; look here: 

http://www.altera.com/support/examples/modelsim/simulation-nativelink-howto.html 

 

Lance
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Altera_Forum
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I think you have to manually set that up; look here: 

http://www.altera.com/support/examples/modelsim/simulation-nativelink-howto.html 

 

Lance 

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Thanks a lot bro. I really appreciate the help.
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Altera_Forum
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I solved this problem by putting an extra \ at the end of the path. i.e. C:\altera\13.1\modelsim_ase\win32aloem 

 

Hopefully that is useful to someone.
SPHINXLRC
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Thank you so much, I literally just created an account to thank you, it worked for me too. 

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