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Bfloat 16 Precision Floating Point Unit from MERL
This is the first ever Bfloat 16 Precision Floating Point Unit designed by undergraduate students of DHA Suffa University Pakistan.
+-- verlog # User verilog Directory +-- rtl # RTL +-- dv # Design Verification +-- gl # Gate Level Netlis
The Floating Point Unit Source Code is avaialable here
+-- verlog # User verilog Directory +-- rtl # RTL | +-- user_project_wrapper.v # User Project Wrapper source file | +-- user_proj_example.v # User Project Example source file | +-- FPU # Floating Point Unit folder
The Design Verification Testbench is available here
+-- verlog # User verilog Directory +-- dv # Design Verification +-- FPU_Half # Design Test Directory +-- hex # Hex files folder +-- asm # Assmebly files folder
The synthesized netlist is present here: +-- verlog # User verilog Directory
+-- gl # Gate Level Netlis +-- user_project_wrapper.v # User Project Wrapper Netlist +-- user_proj_example.v # User Project Example Netlist
The hardened macros are placed here:
+-- def # def Directory +-- user_project_wrapper.def # User Project Wrapper def file +-- lef # lef Directory +-- user_project_wrapper.lef # User Project Wrapper lef file +-- user_proj_example.lef # User Project Example lef file +-- gds # gds Directory +-- user_project_wrapper.gdz.gz # User Project Wrapper gds +-- user_proj_example.gdz.gz # User Project Example gds
Testing of Design
Go to verilog/dv/FPU_Bfloat/ directory
Set the GCC_PATH environment variable.
Set the PDK_PATH environment variable.
Copy the given program hex file into uart.hex.
run the make commad for RTL simulation
run the SIM=GL make command for netlist simulation
Note: Dont forget to add 00000010 and 00000FFF instruction in the end of the uart.hex to stop the uart transmission if you are using your own codes.