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is Quartus 17.1.0 Lite Edition's RTL Simulation with ModelSim-Altera suppurated in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS?

DRose
Beginner
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Hi, Im using Quartus 17.1.0 Lite Edition, but I'm unable to lurch the RTL Simulation using ModelSim-Altera.

 

I just moved from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (where it worked fine), to to Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS..

Is there any lite IDE with modelsim that I can use instead ? or is there a lib I'm missing?

 

Detailed Log during ModelSim-Altera crash:

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Info: Quartus Prime Shell was successful. 0 errors, 1 warning   Info: Peak virtual memory: 851 megabytes   Info: Processing ended: Mon Nov 19 09:09:00 2018   Info: Elapsed time: 00:00:01   Info: Total CPU time (on all processors): 00:00:01   Failed to obtain lock: couldn't open "/home/dor/.modelsim_lock": file already exists   Error in startup script:   Initialization problem, exiting.       Initialization problem, exiting.       Initialization problem, exiting.       while executing   "Transcript::action_log "PROPREAD \"$key\" \"$value\"""   (procedure "VsimProperties::Init" line 59)   invoked from within   "VsimProperties::Init $MTIKeypath"   (procedure "PropertiesInit" line 18)   invoked from within   "PropertiesInit"   invoked from within   "ncFyP12 -+"   (file "/mtitcl/vsim/vsim" line 1)   ** Fatal: Read failure in vlm process (0,0)  

 

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(and when removing the said lock file)

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Info: Quartus Prime Shell was successful. 0 errors, 1 warning Info: Peak virtual memory: 849 megabytes Info: Processing ended: Mon Nov 19 09:16:12 2018 Info: Elapsed time: 00:00:00 Info: Total CPU time (on all processors): 00:00:01 Error in startup script: Initialization problem, exiting.   Initialization problem, exiting.   Initialization problem, exiting.   while executing "Transcript::action_log "PROPREAD \"$key\" \"$value\""" (procedure "VsimProperties::Init" line 59) invoked from within "VsimProperties::Init $MTIKeypath" (procedure "PropertiesInit" line 18) invoked from within "PropertiesInit" invoked from within "ncFyP12 -+" (file "/mtitcl/vsim/vsim" line 1) ** Fatal: Read failure in vlm process (0,0)

 

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OS: Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS (64-bit)

FPGA Design IDE: Quartus Prime Version : 17.1.0 Build 590 10/25/2017 SJ Lite Edition

 

Thanks,

Dor

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Abe
Valued Contributor II
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Hi,

 

This is a known issue with the Quartus Tools and Ubuntu 17x and higher. Intel Tools work well and are tested with Ubuntu 16.04 only. You can refer to the following thread for fixes and how to get the tools working on Ubuntu 17x and higher:

 

https://forums.intel.com/s/question/0D50P0000449vvSSAQ/getting-modelsim-intel-edition-to-work-on-ubu...

LGodf
Beginner
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I have the same problem, do you have

 

Do you know how to solve it?

Thanks!

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