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AR# 33306

LogiCORE IP Ethernet 1000BASE-X PCS/PMA or SGMII v10.3 v10.3 rev1 - Release Notes and Known Issues for ISE Design Suite 11.3 and 11.5

Description

This Answer Record contains the Release Notes for the LogiCORE IP Ethernet 1000BASE-X PCS/PMA or SGMII v10.3 Core (released in the ISE Design Suite 11.3), and v10.3 rev1 (released in ISE Design Suite 11.5). This Answer Record includes the following:

  • New Features
  • Resolved Issues
  • Known Issues

For installation instructions, general CORE Generator software known issues, and design tools requirements, see the IP Release Notes Guide at:
http://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/ip_documentation/xtp025.pdf

Solution

New Features in v10.3

  • ISE 11.2 software support
  • Spartan-6 device support
  • Virtex-6 device support

Resolved Issues in v10.3

  • The TBI interface for Spartan-6 FPGA is now supported.
  • Spartan-6 FPGA timing simulations are now supported.

(Xilinx Answer 33108) LogiCORE IP Ethernet 1000BASE-X PCS/PMA or SGMII v10.2 - Timing failures seen for some Spartan-3 FPGA SGMII TBI implementations

(Xilinx Answer 33109) LogiCORE IP Ethernet 1000BASE-X PCS/PMA or SGMII v10.2 - MAP Place errors seen in some Spartan-6 FPGA Implementations

Resolved Issues in v10.3 rev1

(Xilinx Answer 34781) LogiCORE IP Ethernet 1000BASE-X PCS/PMA or SGMII v10.3 - Virtex-6 FPGA block RAM parameterization might result in memory collisions during simulation and erroneous operation

(Xilinx Answer 35067) LogiCORE IP Ethernet 1000BASE-X PCS/PMA or SGMII v10.3 - Spartan-6 FPGA block RAM parameterization might result in memory collisions during simulation and erroneous operation

(Xilinx Answer 33898) LogiCORE Ethernet 1000BASE-X PCS/PMA or SGMII v10.3 - The Core is not visible in CORE Generator interface for supported architectures

(Xilinx Answer 33416) 11.3 NetGen: NetGen assigns incorrect value to SIM_DEVICE attribute causing simulation failure

Known Issues in v10.3 rev1

(Xilinx Answer 35084) LogiCORE Ethernet 1000BASE-X PCS/PMA or SGMII v10.3 - Data sheet lists incorrect speed grade for Spartan-6 devices

  • Virtex-6 and Spartan-6 device solutions are pending hardware validation.
AR# 33306
Date Created 09/09/2009
Last Updated 04/08/2010
Status Active
Type Release Notes
Devices
  • Virtex-6 CXT
  • Virtex-6 HXT
  • Virtex-6 LXT
  • Virtex-6 SXT
Tools
  • ISE Design Suite - 11.1
  • ISE Design Suite - 11.2
  • ISE Design Suite - 11.3
  • More
  • ISE Design Suite - 11.4
  • ISE Design Suite - 11.5
  • Less
IP
  • Ethernet 1000BASE-X PCS/PMA or SGMII