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AR# 32747

Spartan 6 GTP Transceiver Wizard: v1.2 Release Notes and Known Issues

Description

This Release Notes and Known Issues Answer Record is for the Spartan-6 GTP Transceiver Wizard v1.2 and contains the following information:

- New Features

- Bug Fixes

- Known Issues

Solution

1. INTRODUCTION

For the most recent updates to the IP installation instructions for this core, please go to:

http://www.xilinx.com/ipcenter/coregen/ip_update_install_instructions.htm

For system requirements:

http://www.xilinx.com/ipcenter/coregen/ip_update_system_requirements.htm

This file contains release notes for the Xilinx Spartan-6 FPGA GTP Transceiver Wizard v1.2. For the latest core updates, see the product page at:

http://www.xilinx.com/content/xilinx/en/products/intellectual-property/s6_fpga_gtp_transceiver_wizard.html

2. NEW FEATURES

- Implementation support for LX25T, LX45T, LX100T and LX150T

- For best results, use one of the available protocol templates sRIO, OBSAI, CPRI, DisplayPort protocol templates use 4-byte datapath width and HD-SDI, PCI Express protocol templates use 2-byte datapath width

3. RESOLVED ISSUES

- New directory structure for the generated example design. Please refer to the Getting Started Guide (UG546) for additional information

4. KNOWN ISSUES

The following are known issues for v1.2 of this core at time of release:

- Synplify Pro not supported for synthesis

- RST not held for 3 CLKIN cycles simulation warning. Please see AR 32230 for more information.

- May observe X's and timing simulation failures when doing back annotated simulation when using either the tx_sync deskew module.

- Spartan-6 solutions are pending hardware validation

The most recent information, including known issues, workarounds, and resolutions for this version is provided in the release notes Answer Record for the ISE 11.2 IP Update at

http://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/user_guides/xtp025.pdf

5. TECHNICAL SUPPORT

To obtain technical support, create a WebCase at www.xilinx.com/support. Questions are routed to a team with expertise using this product.

Xilinx provides technical support for use of this product when used according to the guidelines described in the core documentation, and cannot guarantee timing, functionality, or support of this product for designs that do not follow specified guidelines.

6. CORE RELEASE HISTORY

Date By Version Description

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06/24/2009 Xilinx, Inc. 1.2 11.2 Release

04/24/2009 Xilinx, Inc. 1.1 Initial release

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AR# 32747
Date Created 06/24/2009
Last Updated 11/10/2014
Status Active
Type General Article