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This tutorial explains procedure to measure transition times and respected power values when either PS or PL suspends or wake up. By following below procedure, user can see/measure the suspend/wake-up time and power. These procedures are for 2020.2 and later releases.



  • Open Vitis and start with empty application as shown below

  • Select “create a new hardware platform“ and select petalinux prebuilt XSA file as shown below (uncheck generate boot components option in case of ZynqMP)

  • Select target processor as "psu_cortexr5_0" and give the application name (ex. rpu_app)

  • Click next and leave all options unchanged

  • Click next and select "Empty Application" from the template list

  • Click finish which will show the project window as shown below

  • Now click on "Navigate to BSP" settings and click "Modify BSP settings"

  • Now select the "xilpm" library option as shown below.

  • Select psu_cortexr5_0 and add “-DDEBUG_MODE“ in extra_compiler_flags as shown below and click ok.

  • Right click on "rpu_app" from explorer and select "import sources" option

  • Download rpu_src.tar and extract it to local folder

  • Select the source and target path as shown below and click ok

  • Right click on "rpu_app" from explorer and select "build project"