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AR# 33865

Spartan-6 FPGA GTP Transceiver Wizard v1.4 - Release Notes and Known Issues for ISE Software 11.4

Description

This Answer Record contains the Release Notes and Known Issues for the Spartan-6 GTP FPGA Transceiver Wizard v1.4 released with ISE tools 11.4 and 11.5.

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 LogiCORE IP Spartan-6 FPGA GTP Transceiver Wizard v1.4. 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

- New package(cs484) added

- New speedgrade -4 is added

- Aurora 8B10B, SATA-I and SATA-II protocol files added

- Brought the PLL dividers to the wrapper level

 

3. RESOLVED ISSUES

- CR 533553: GUI uses 3 for PLL_DIVSEL_FB which is not a valid value

- CR 536133: Spartan-6 GTP wizard v1.4 GUI allows to select GT REFCLK above 160MHz

 

4. KNOWN ISSUES

The following are known issues for v1.4 of this core at time of release:

- CR 536826 : The Spartan-6 GSG (gsg546) has incorrect GUI screen shots

- The ISIM doesn't open in GUI mode if you run simulate_isim.sh/bat script

Work Around: Replace "./demo_tb.exe -tclbatch wave_isim.tcl -wdb wave_isim" with

"./demo_tb.exe -gui -tclbatch wave_isim.tcl -wdb wave_isim" in

simulate_isim.sh/bat script

- SATA-I/II protocols are not compliance tested

 

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

for the ISE 11.4 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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12/02/2009 Xilinx, Inc. 1.4 11.4 release

09/16/2009 Xilinx, Inc. 1.3 11.3 release

06/26/2009 Xilinx, Inc. 1.2 11.2 release

04/24/2009 Xilinx, Inc. 1.1 Beta2

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AR# 33865
Date Created 02/08/2010
Last Updated 11/10/2014
Status Active
Type General Article
Tools
  • ISE Design Suite - 11.4
  • ISE Design Suite - 11.5
IP
  • Spartan-6 FPGA GTP Transceiver Wizard