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Where's the board definition install for vivado 2018?

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scy86dev
Junior(1)
Where's the board definition install for vivado 2018?

I've installed vivado 2018 and I'm following the tutorials under the microzed section on your site. I'm extremely confused on where to begin so I choose to start with the first tutorial which is building a hardware platform.

In the "Experiment Setup" section of the tutorial it gives the software used to test this reference design being...
Windows 7
Xilinx Vivado 2016
Board Definition Install for Vivado 2015.3, 2015.4, 2016.1, 2016.2, 2016.4 and 2017.

I'm using a CentOS7 systems and have installed Xilinx Vivado 2018. On your site there are downloads for Board Definition belonging to the MicroZed. Which one do I choose...all of them? Why isn't there a 2018 version? Will the older ones work with Vivado 2018? What is this Board Definition?

fletch
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The existing board definition

The existing board definition also works in 2018. The Board Definition or Board File is defined in Xilinx UG895 -- https://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/sw_manuals/xilinx2018_2/ug8...

"The Board file uses an XML format to define information about system-level boards that use or include Xilinx® devices. The information contained in the Board file can be used by the Vivado® Design Suite, and Vivado IP integrator, to facilitate and validate connection of the Xilinx device to the board."

That same document also provides detailed instructions on how to install board definition files.

Bryan