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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

This answer record contains release notes for the Xilinx Spartan-6 FPGA GTP Transceiver Wizard v1.2. 

For the latest core updates, see the product page at:

https://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 (Xilinx Answer 32230) for more information.
  • Might 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

https://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/ip_documentation/xtp025.pdf

 

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 06/22/2017
Status Active
Type General Article
Devices
  • Spartan-6 LXT