Hello Dave,
I usually don't use the autorouter, but have seen this occur when the keepout layer is 
not correctly defined. More of a keep-in approach with an outline on the 'keepout' 
layer defining the area in which the autorouter can work.
I think that arcs and gaps can be a problem.

regards,

Phil.

-----Original Message-----
From: Sanders, Dave [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
Sent: Thursday, 5 December 2002 11:38 AM
To: 'Protel EDA Forum'
Subject: [PEDA] Unable to Initialize


Has anyone out there ever experienced the wonderfully informative message "Unable to 
Initialize" when trying to autoroute.
I really need some hints on what can cause this error. The Protel knowledge base comes 
up with nothing.
I am running 99SE SP6 on a Win NT4 machine, designing a 6 layer board (4 sig. 2 pwr.), 
not particularly dense.
 
Dave Sanders

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