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UPF Overview Part II

Wish you all a very Happy and Prosperous New Year. Hope you all had a good holiday season.

In the last post we saw how UPF answers our questions with respect to the power behaviour of a design. Today lets look at how the various commands in UPF are catergorised.

(1) Power Domain Related
create_power_domain

(2) Power Supply/Nets related
create_supply_port
create_supply_net
connect_supply_net
set_domain_supply_net

(3) Special cell related
set_level_shifter
set_isolation_control
set_isolation
set_retention
set_retention_control
map_retention_cell

(4) Power Switch
create_power_switch

(5) State Table
add_port_state
create_pst
add_pst_state

(6) Utility Commands

In the next post, we will discuss functional verification using UPF, the first aspect of a design flow.

Once again, wish you all a very Happy and Prosperous 2008 !