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METHOD FOR PRECISE SYNCHRONIZATION OF STIMULI ACROSS MULTIPLE INTERFACES IN A LOGIC VERIFICATION ENVIRONMENT

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000009407D
Original Publication Date: 1999-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Aug-21

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Authors:
Paul R. Salazar

Abstract

This report addresses the challenges of synchro- nizing stimuli in a logic verification environment, and proposes a specific software methodology, the Unit-Sim SyncManager, embedded within the logic simulation control system to allow simulation sce- narios to achieve cycle accurate synchronization of stimuli. The Unit-Sim SyncManager is a set of C++ classes that, when used in conjunction with the Motorola Somerset Unit-Sim simulation environ- ment, provides a mechanism for accurately synchro- nizing interface transactions across any number of interfaces based on a set of defined transaction dependencies.