PARTHENON(ver 2.4.1) Package Download for Debian GNU/Linux

Last updated : $Date: 2001/11/29 03:13:50 $

Table of Contents
1. Supported Systems
2. Package Files
3. How to Install
4. Notice

1. Supported Systems

Table 1. List of Suported Systems

ArchitectureIntel x86 family
OS VersionDebian 2.2(potato)

2. Package Files

Table 2. List of Package Files

File NameVersionSizeContents
parthenon_2.4.1-1_i386.deb MBPARTHENON system, includes DEMO library.
pcd-altera-altera_1.0.1-1_all.deb 1.0.113kBcell technology library for ALTERA FPGA.
pcd-gatefield-gf100k_1.0-1_all.deb 1.015kBcell technology library for GATEFIELD FPGA, GF100K.
pcd-gatefield-gf250f_1.0.1-1_all.deb 1.0.116kBcell technology library for GATEFIELD FPGA, GF250F.
pcd-nec-cmos9_1.0-1_all.deb 1.071kBcell technology library for NEC CMOS9.
pcd-xilinx-lca_1.0-1_all.deb 1.012kBcell technology library for XILINX FPGA.

3. How to Install

You can install these packages in the same way as other Debian packages.

3.1. Using apt

  1. Add the entry "deb potato/" into /etc/apt/sources.list. Do not forget to add the last '/'

  2. Please update the list of packages.

# apt-get update

  3. Please get and install the package.

# apt-get install parthenon

If you want to install other cell technology libraries, please install them by apt-get.

3.2. Using dpkg

  1. Please download the package listed in Table 2.

  2. Please install the downloaded package by using dpkg.

# dpkg -i parthenon_2.4.1-1_i386.deb

If you want to install other cell technology libraries, please download and install them by dpkg.

4. Notice

4.1. Updating License File

When license is expired, you have to download a new license file from PARTHENON Download Page and update old one. This package includes the license file which allows you to use PARTHENON until 2002/3/31. After the day, license will be expired and you will not be able to run PARTHENON. So please download a new license file and replace old one. The license file is placed at /usr/local/parthenon/com/parthe.non.

4.2. How to Update a License File

  1. Please download a new license file from PARTHENON Download Page

  2. Probably, the name of downloaded file is parthe.tar, please unpack it like this:

# tar xvf parthe.tar
    Then you will find the file named parthe.non is created.

  3. Please copy it to /usr/local/parthenon/com/parthe.non like this:

# install -m 644 parthe.non /usr/local/parthenon/com/parthe.non

Now you can run PARTHENON again.

4.3. GATEFIELD's Libraries

GATEFIELD's library assumes the p_reset terminal to be negative( i.e. active-low ).

4.4. Debian Policy

This package doesn't follow Debian Policy now. It will be installed under the directory /usr/local/parthenon for users of previous version. So the directory /usr/local/parthenon will be under control of the Debian package system.


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