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AR# 36646

LogiCORE IP Initiator, Target v4.13 for PCI - Release Notes and Known Issues for ISE Design Suite 12.2


This Release Notes and Known Issues Answer Record is for the LogiCORE IP Initiator, Target v4.13 for PCI, released in ISE Design Suite 12.2, and contains the following information:
  • General Information
  • New Features
  • Bug Fixes
  • Known Issues
For installation instructions, general CORE Generator interface known issues, and design tools requirements, see the IP Release Notes Guide at:


General Information

The LogiCORE IP Initiator Target for PCI v4.13 supports Virtex-5 and Spartan-6 architectures only. For all other devices, use the v3.167 PCI Core. For more information on this core, refer to (Xilinx Answer 32324).

New Features

  • ISE 12.2 software support
  • Additional Spartan-6 device support

Resolved Issues

CR558506: Timing failures in specific Spartan-6 parts on GNT_N in the FGG484 package. Fix required relocation of GNT_N interface pin. For more information, see (Xilinx Answer 36243).

Known Issues

Depending on the software in use, there are different timing related problems. It is recommended to update to ISE 13.1 software.

ISE 12.2 and 12.3 users:

  • (Xilinx Answer 36992) - Initiator/Target v4.13 for PCI - Spartan-6 Timing Failures Due to Speed File Patch

ISE 12.4 and ISE 13.1 users:

  • (Xilinx Answer 40597)- Initiator/Target v4.13 for PCI - Spartan-6 Timing Failures on -3 speed grades using ISE 13.1 or 12.4

Resolved Issues
03/01/2011 - Updated for ISE 12.4 and 13.1
08/18/2010 - Added 36992
07/23/2010 - Initial Release

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Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
36243 Initiator/Target v4.12 for PCI - Spartan-6 FPGA FG484 Package Pinout Changes Required for ISE 12.2 N/A N/A
AR# 36646
Date Created 07/07/2010
Last Updated 05/20/2012
Status Active
Type Release Notes
  • Virtex-5 LXT
  • Spartan-6 LX
  • Spartan-6 LXT
  • 32-bit Initiator/Target for PCI
  • 64-bit Initiator/Target for PCI