At first, I want to list some big EDA companies: Cadence Design System Mentor Graphics Synopsys Silvaco International Cadence Virtuoso is the EDA tool of Cadence Design System for designing analog, RF or mixed-signal circuits. Virtuoso provides the Virtuoso Schematic Editor … Continue reading
After setting up the Cadence tools, I faced a lot of little issues. I want to record them and write down these solutions. 1st Issue: These files “.bashrc, cds.lib, .cdsinit, .cdsenv, display.drf ” are very important for using different PDK … Continue reading
This is my first time to install the Cadence EDA tools in VirtualBox Machine. I searched and read many articles from eetop forum and edaboard.com. And I tried a lot of Linux machine. In final, I decided to use CentOS … Continue reading
When I got the IBM7RF PDK the first time, I was astonished by such many zip files as shown below. I don’t know what each of them means. I check those files inside them and read some manuals and I … Continue reading
Software List: Win7, VirtualBox 4.3.26, CentOS 5.8-x86_64bit. 1. Follow the CentOS steps to install the Linux in VirtualBox. After finishing the installation, you will see the system screen is very small. So we need to install the VirtualBox Guest Addition … Continue reading
I found two websites talking about the Unix/Linux (web1) and Shell Knowledge (web2). I will try to learn more about it for PDK installation. I will write down more notes about learning.
In order to install the PDK successfully, we have to know what is PDK and some basic knowledge about it. Please read the article T13RF PDK.