Generating RTL for an AMBA 2 or an AMBA 3 component

You can only generate RTL for a component after you have configured it.

Prerequisites:

  1. Right-click the component in the Diagram Window, and select Design → <component_name> RTL Design Flow Manager....

    The RTL Design Flow Manager dialog box appears. See Figure 7.

    Figure 7. Example RTL Design Flow Manager dialog box

    Example RTL Design Flow Manager dialog box

  2. Click Generate RTL.

    The Commands pane of the RTL Design Flow Manager shows a progress bar.

  3. To simulate and synthesize the generated component RTL in the current RTL Design Flow Manager session, leave the dialog box open.

    Otherwise, end the current RTL Design Flow Manager session by clicking Close.

  4. (Optional) Run the simulation.

    1. Ensure that the RTL simulation settings are appropriately configured.

    2. Click Simulate in the RTL Design Flow Manager dialog box.

      The simulate RTL process starts. The progress bar in the Commands pane of the RTL Design Flow Manager dialog box displays the progress.

      To see more information, click the Details tab.

    3. To synthesize the generated component RTL in the current RTL Design Flow Manager session, leave the dialog box open.

      Otherwise, end the current RTL Design Flow Manager session by clicking Close.

  5. (Optional) Run the synthesis:

    1. To use LEC, select it in the RTL preferences.

    2. Click Synthesize in the RTL Design Flow Manager dialog box.

      The synthesizing process starts. The progress bar in the Commands pane of the RTL Design Flow Manager dialog box displays the progress.

      To see more information, click the Details tab.

    3. Click Exit to close the RTL Design Flow Manager dialog box.

You must add the component to the Component Library before you can stitch it.

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