How do I run Cadence Simulations in /var/tmp/ to save my disk quota?

If you are running out of space when simulating your project or intend to run something large, please put the simulation directory under /var/tmp/.

To do so, in the Analog enviroment Window, you need to select Setup… :: Simulator/Directory/Host, then choose the spectreS simulator, and set the project directory as /var/tmp/USERNAME/  (where ‘USERNAME’ is your username- this is just for identifying your own simulation and not overpopulating or overwriting others files in /var/tmp). Remember to make copies of important input signal files and the spectreFinal in your home directory, because whatever in the ‘/var/tmp’ dir could be deleted when the machine is rebooted or during system maintenance.

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