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In order to use the IBM PDK you will need to create a directory that will house all of the necessary configuration files. This is the directory from which you will launch Virtuoso and will heretofore be referred to as the run-time directory.
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In order to use the IBM PDK you will need to create a directory that will house all of the necessary configuration files. This is the directory from which you will launch Virtuoso and will heretofore be referred to as the IBM working directory. To facilitate the creation of your IBM working directory, a template directory has been created.
  
* To create your IBM run-time directory you will need to copy the temp
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* Fist copy the <big><code>DM_template61</code></big> directory and place it wherever you store your cadence directories. You can do this by entering the following command into a terminal:
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cp -r /remote/cadencelib/nda/ibm8rfcmos/DM_template61 ~/<CADENCE_DIR>/cmrf8sf
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Revision as of 14:51, 8 May 2015

How to Setup the 130nm IBM PDK

This tutorial is designed to help students set up a cadence working directory that is linked to the 130nm IBM PDK.


IMPORTANT Before any student will be granted access to the IBM PDK, they must sign the MOSIS Individual NDA for University Account Students and Staff which can downloaded from: https://www.mosis.com/files/mosis_forms/academic_nda_non-liaison.pdf

The signed NDA should be submitted, along with a valid ISU NetID to Dr. Nathan Neihart.

Setup

In order to use the IBM PDK you will need to create a directory that will house all of the necessary configuration files. This is the directory from which you will launch Virtuoso and will heretofore be referred to as the IBM working directory. To facilitate the creation of your IBM working directory, a template directory has been created.

  • Fist copy the DM_template61 directory and place it wherever you store your cadence directories. You can do this by entering the following command into a terminal:

cp -r /remote/cadencelib/nda/ibm8rfcmos/DM_template61 ~/<CADENCE_DIR>/cmrf8sf