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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

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:

https://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 does not open in GUI mode if you run simulate_isim.sh/bat script

Work Around: 

Replace the following line in the simulate_isim.sh/bat script:

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

Replace it with

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


  • SATA-I/II protocols are not compliance tested

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

for the ISE 11.4 IP Update, see https://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/user_guides/xtp025.pdf

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 06/21/2017
Status Active
Type Release Notes
Devices
  • Spartan-6 LXT
Tools
  • ISE Design Suite - 11.4
  • ISE Design Suite - 11.5
IP
  • Spartan-6 FPGA GTP Transceiver Wizard