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Using Quartus 17.0.2 EDA Netlist Writer crashing

AlexOrange
Beginner
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Quartus is crashing. I don't even know where to start. Let me know what more I need to post to help diagnose this.

Problem Details
Error:
Internal Error: Sub-system: WSC, File: /quartus/neto/wsc/wsc_hierarchy_info.cpp, Line: 3257
obuf_atom_info != NULL
Stack Trace:
    0x87201: WSC_HIERARCHY_INFO::connect_ports_to_iterms() + 0x349 (neto_wsc)
    0x877c6: WSC_HIERARCHY_INFO::create_hierarchy_ports() + 0x3a (neto_wsc)
    0x8ffaf: WSC_HIERARCHY_BUILDER::build_hierarchy_wires_and_ports() + 0x1b5 (neto_wsc)
    0x98f7a: WSC_HIERARCHY_BUILDER::build_hierarchy_from_partitions() + 0x56 (neto_wsc)
    0x9c503: WSC_HIERARCHY_BUILDER::build() + 0x223 (neto_wsc)
    0x283ad: QNETO_START::build_hierarchy_netlist(std::string const&, WSC_NETLIST_TYPE, bool, bool, bool, bool, bool, bool, bool) + 0x235 (quartus_eda)
    0x32064: QNETO_START::generate_simulation_files(QEDA_CALL_TYPE, QEDAU_UTIL const&) + 0x4dc (quartus_eda)
    0x38889: QNETO_START::generate_eda_files(QEDA_CALL_TYPE, QEDAU_UTIL const&) + 0x39 (quartus_eda)
    0x3e9dd: generate_all_eda_files(CMP_FACADE*, QEDAU_UTIL const&) + 0x45 (quartus_eda)
    0x4080e: qneto_execute(CMP_FACADE*, char const*, bool, bool, std::string, std::string, std::string, bool, QEDAU_UTIL const&) + 0x1c82 (quartus_eda)
    0x12a50: QNETO_FRAMEWORK::execute() + 0x52a (quartus_eda)
    0x1c75b: qexe_standard_main(QEXE_FRAMEWORK*, QEXE_OPTION_DEFINITION const**, int, char const**) + 0x888 (comp_qexe)
    0x12e01: qneto_main(int, char const**) + 0x9b (quartus_eda)
    0x40720: msg_main_thread(void*) + 0x10 (ccl_msg)
     0x602c: thr_final_wrapper + 0xc (ccl_thr)
    0x407df: msg_thread_wrapper(void* (*)(void*), void*) + 0x62 (ccl_msg)
     0xa559: mem_thread_wrapper(void* (*)(void*), void*) + 0x99 (ccl_mem)
     0x8f92: err_thread_wrapper(void* (*)(void*), void*) + 0x27 (ccl_err)
     0x63f2: thr_thread_wrapper + 0x15 (ccl_thr)
    0x427e2: msg_exe_main(int, char const**, int (*)(int, char const**)) + 0xa3 (ccl_msg)
    0x1aa18: main + 0x26 (quartus_eda)
    0x202e1: __libc_start_main + 0xf1 (c.so.6)
 
 
End-trace


Executable: quartus
Comment:
None

System Information
Platform: linux64
OS name: Debian GNU/Linux
OS version: 9

Quartus Prime Information
Address bits: 64
Version: 17.0.2
Build: 602
Edition: Lite Edition

 

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12 Replies
Nurina
Employee
291 Views

Hi,


Can you provide your qar file so I can reproduce your error? To do this, go to Project->Archive Project...


Thanks,

Nurina


AlexOrange
Beginner
279 Views

Sure, here you go. Nothing proprietary or anything.

AlexOrange
Beginner
275 Views

FYI, this also applies to 20.1.1. Same project, seemingly same error message. See below:

 

Problem Details
Error:
Internal Error: Sub-system: WSC, File: /quartus/neto/wsc/wsc_hierarchy_info.cpp, Line: 3257
obuf_atom_info != NULL
Stack Trace:
    0x81bc7: WSC_HIERARCHY_INFO::connect_ports_to_iterms() + 0x331 (neto_wsc)
    0x82108: WSC_HIERARCHY_INFO::create_hierarchy_ports() + 0x3a (neto_wsc)
    0x89d29: WSC_HIERARCHY_BUILDER::build_hierarchy_wires_and_ports() + 0x1b5 (neto_wsc)
    0x92752: WSC_HIERARCHY_BUILDER::build_hierarchy_from_partitions() + 0x56 (neto_wsc)
    0x946a8: WSC_HIERARCHY_BUILDER::build() + 0x20a (neto_wsc)
    0x25750: QNETO_START::build_hierarchy_netlist(std::string const&, WSC_NETLIST_TYPE, bool, bool, bool, bool, bool, bool, bool) + 0x23c (quartus_eda)
    0x2f985: QNETO_START::generate_simulation_files(QEDA_CALL_TYPE, QEDAU_UTIL const&) + 0x4b3 (quartus_eda)
    0x35b51: QNETO_START::generate_eda_files(QEDA_CALL_TYPE, QEDAU_UTIL const&) + 0x39 (quartus_eda)
    0x3bb66: generate_all_eda_files(CMP_FACADE*, QEDAU_UTIL const&) + 0x5d (quartus_eda)
    0x3d980: qneto_execute(CMP_FACADE*, char const*, bool, bool, std::string, std::string, std::string, bool, QEDAU_UTIL const&) + 0x1c65 (quartus_eda)
    0x117e3: QNETO_FRAMEWORK::execute() + 0x589 (quartus_eda)
    0x1b026: qexe_standard_main(QEXE_FRAMEWORK*, QEXE_OPTION_DEFINITION const**, int, char const**) + 0x6a7 (comp_qexe)
    0x11b26: qneto_main(int, char const**) + 0xa0 (quartus_eda)
    0x3ee30: msg_main_thread(void*) + 0x10 (ccl_msg)
     0x5acc: thr_final_wrapper + 0xc (ccl_thr)
    0x3eeef: msg_thread_wrapper(void* (*)(void*), void*) + 0x62 (ccl_msg)
     0x9f9c: mem_thread_wrapper(void* (*)(void*), void*) + 0x5c (ccl_mem)
     0x8b39: err_thread_wrapper(void* (*)(void*), void*) + 0x27 (ccl_err)
     0x5b0f: thr_thread_wrapper + 0x15 (ccl_thr)
    0x40ea1: msg_exe_main(int, char const**, int (*)(int, char const**)) + 0xb2 (ccl_msg)
    0x190c8: main + 0x26 (quartus_eda)
    0x202e1: __libc_start_main + 0xf1 (c.so.6)
 
 
End-trace


Executable: quartus
Comment:
None

System Information
Platform: linux64
OS name: Debian GNU/Linux
OS version: 9

Quartus Prime Information
Address bits: 64
Version: 20.1.1
Build: 720
Edition: Lite Edition
Nurina
Employee
267 Views

Hi,


Thank you for providing your project file. I've reported this issue to engineering.


Regards,

Nurina


Nurina
Employee
252 Views

Hi,


Engineering suggests the following workaround:

Remove the RESERVE_PIN AS_BIDIRECTIONAL assignments from the QSF if the pin is not used by the design.

The fitter won't create IO buffers to implement the BIDIR if they are not there.


Let me know if this solves your problem.

Regards,

Nurina


AlexOrange
Beginner
243 Views

Well, that's a bit of a frustrating workaround. We really don't want to keep changing the QSF file for the board based on whether we're using a given pin at a point in time or not.

Nurina
Employee
231 Views

Hi,


Unfortunately this is the only available workaround.


With the RESERVE_PIN_AS_BIDERECTIONAL assignment, Quartus will create IO buffers and quartus_eda will try to connect the IO buffer to the pin whether or not it is used. If unused, Quartus will assert for the pin to be used and you will come across this Internal Error.


Apologies on the inconvenience.


Regards,

Nurina


AlexOrange
Beginner
221 Views

Understood, how long should we expect for this bug to be fixed?

Nurina
Employee
216 Views

Hi,


The bug has already been fixed for Quartus Standard version 21.1.


Regards,

Nurina


Nurina
Employee
213 Views

Can you let me know if this solves the Internal Error?


Regards,

Nurina


Nurina
Employee
189 Views

Hi,

We did not receive any response to the previous question/reply/answer that I have provided, thus I will put this case to close pending. Please post a response in the next 15 days to allow me to continue to support you. After 15 days, this thread will be transitioned to community support. The community users will be able to help you with your follow-up questions.

Regards,
Nurina

PS: If you find any comment from the community or Intel Support to be helpful, feel free to give Kudos.

AlexOrange
Beginner
181 Views

The Lite edition is still stuck at 20.1.1. This issue will remain open until you release 21.1 to Lite.

 

Thanks,

Alex

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