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AR# 15053

Virtex-II Pro RocketIO - If an invalid "K" character is sent to the 8B/10B encoder (indicated by assertion of TXKERR), what is transmitted? Will the corresponding data word be transmitted instead?

Description

If an invalid "K" character is sent to the 8B/10B encoder (indicated by assertion of TXKERR), what is transmitted? Will the corresponding data word be transmitted instead?

Solution

Not necessarily. There is no guaranteed behavior in this case.

AR# 15053
Date Created 09/03/2007
Last Updated 05/14/2014
Status Archive
Type General Article