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Old 10-20-2005, 04:00 AM
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Default Re: Modelsim XE, what's the latest version?

|I must give the warning that gtkwave loads the whole vcd into memory
|and then some, so if you're opening 300MB VCD files, you really need
|to have at least 1 GB of memory (maybe more). I know I have 768MB
|and it thrashed until I killed it.

FYI, with gtkwave you can use the converter tools in order to keep from
loading the whole VCD file into memory. vcd2lxt, vcd2lxt2, or vcd2vzt
should do the trick. Large files will load on small machines then as
they're only brought in as needed.


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