Functional safety is about ensuring that products operate safely and do so even when they go wrong. Here’s why you can’t choose to ignore it.
propose a novel method of breadcrumb insertion that is non-intrusive and easy to setup within the context of the IP-SOC development ecosystem. This method adds no overhead on the IP side nor on the SOC side. It is architected to be non-invasive but effective in dealing with today’s mix of reuse IP’s and concurrently developed IP’s. This method also addresses tracking of hierarchical IP’s that are nested within a given parent IP or IP subsystem.