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AR# 36380

12.1 EDK - Why is there noise in the UART terminal when I load my ML501 board from a System ACE file?

Description

When I createanACE file for my ML501 board there is noise on the UART terminal. There is no noise if I do not use the ACE file.

Solution

There is extra code in the "genace.tcl" filethat is causing this issue. You can download an updated "genace.tcl" filefrom the following link and replace the other file found at C:\Xilinx\12.1\ISE_DS\EDK\data\xmd:
http://www.xilinx.com/txpatches/pub/applications/misc/ml501_genace.zip

Linked Answer Records

Master Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
35593 12.1 EDK - What patches are currently available for EDK? N/A N/A
34609 12.x EDK - Master Answer Record List N/A N/A
AR# 36380
Date Created 06/24/2010
Last Updated 12/15/2012
Status Active
Type General Article
Devices
  • Virtex-5 LXT
  • System ACE
Tools
  • EDK - 12.1
IP
  • XPS UART Lite
  • XPS UART16550
Boards & Kits
  • ML501