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AR# 19006

PCI Express - How many virtual channels do the Xilinx cores for PCI Express support?

Description

How many virtual channels do the Xilinx cores for PCI Express support?

Solution

As of the latestupdate to this Answer Record, the Xilinx cores for PCI Expressonly supportone virtual channel. However,you should check the data sheets for the targeted core for the most up-to-date information. The Virtex-6 and 7 Series cores and future cores will support the Virtual Channel Extended Capability set, which allows the link partner to support traffic class prioritization, if desired. However, the core still only supports one virtual channel.

Revision History
08/12/2011 - Updated to mention cores only supportone VC

AR# 19006
Date Created 09/03/2007
Last Updated 12/15/2012
Status Active
Type General Article
IP
  • Virtex-6 FPGA Integrated Block for PCI Express ( PCIe )
  • Spartan-6 FPGA Integrated Endpoint Block for PCI Express ( PCIe )