FAQS

How Can I Set a Limit in a Job Class? (NetworkComputer)

To set a limit in a job class, review the following code example: set classDescription "A template for a FOO class" set classEditable 1 lappend VOV_JOB_DESC(resources) License:FOO lappend VOV_JOB_DESC(re...

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A job is failing in FlowTracer but everything looks fine. Should I forcevalidate?

Check the 'Why' tab of the NodeEditor for the reason FlowTracer believes the job failed. Do this before forcevalidating. Usually there is an issue with a job. A job should be forcevalidated only if the issue ca...

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How Do I Create a Set of Nodes with Various IDs? (FlowTracer)

To create a set of nodes with various IDs, you may 1) add the nodes one by one using vovset attach, or 2) you can create a rule and create the set using vovset create. Here, we discuss the second option. Use t...

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A FlowTracer job has been scheduled for a long time. Why is it not running?

1. To check why it's not running, open the NodeEditor, by double-clicking the job. Then, check the information in the Why tab. In most cases, there is a problem with resources; the job is asking for memory but ...

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How do I resolve error: "Job NNNN could not start after 1m00s, killing subslave MMMM"? (NetworkComputer)

If you see the following message (where NNNNN and MMMM are numbers), this means that vovslaveroot did not receive a pid from the subslave within the designated time. Job NNNNN could not start after > 1m00s....

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When may vovbuild be run? (FlowTracer)

Vovbuild is the utility that updates a FlowTracer flow based on an FDL file, a file containing Flow Description Language. It updates the flow in an incremental fashion. It can be run at any time. Those parts of...

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What is FlowTracer?

FlowTracer is a product that can be used to create, manage and execute Design Flows. FlowTracer captures and updates the design flow by interacting with the tools while they are executing the commands contained...

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VOV: Where do I find documentation?

You can find documentation in several places, through your browser, in your local RTDA software installation and in PDF documentation at https://support.rtda.com You can download the PDF documentation from the...

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What is VOV on FlowTracer?

FlowTracer is derived from the system VOV originally developed at UC-Berkeley. The word VOV is not an acronym, but can be thought of as a contraction of the work “Evolve”, as your design flow evolves as the des...

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VOV: What is a VOV project?

Each design project is associated with one vovserver. The vovserver is started at the beginning of the project and normally runs until the project completes.· Each project goes through a life cycle. It is firs...

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