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AR# 11239

3.1i CORE Generator - The Reed Solomon Encoder/Decoder available with IP_Update#3 is Version 1

Description

Keywords: CORE Generator, COREGen, Reed Solomon, encoder, decoder, ip_update3, data sheet, datasheet

Urgency: Standard

General Description
The Xilinx Reed Solomon Encoder and Decoder that is currently available with 3.xi_ip_update3 is version 1_0. However, the data sheet indicates that version 2_0 is included; the actual available core is v1_0, which does not support Virtex-II architecture.

Solution

Xilinx Reed-Solomon Encoder and Decoder v2_0 will have Virtex-II architecture support; this became available in 3.xi_ip_update4, which was released in May, 2001.

The v1_0 data sheet is available for download at:

http://www.xilinx.com/ipcenter/catalog/logicore/docs/reed_solomon_enc.pdf
http://www.xilinx.com/ipcenter/catalog/logicore/docs/reed_solomon_dec.pdf
AR# 11239
Date Created 03/19/2001
Last Updated 09/11/2003
Status Archive
Type General Article