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AR# 37907

Virtex-6 GTX / Spartan-6 GTP - How to lock to REFCLK


How can I lock a Virtex-6 GTX / Spartan-6 GTP to the REFCLK?


The Virtex-6 GTX and the Spartan-6 GTP can be locked to the REFCLK by setting the lower 11 bits of the attribute PMA_RX_CFG to 0.

When these are set to 0, the other bits are set to "don't care", so they can be left as they were by the Wizard.

For example:

PMA_RX_CFG  =>  (x"05ce000")

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Associated Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
38550 Virtex-6 GTX and Spartan-6 GTP Transceivers - How do I enable "lock-to-reference" mode? N/A N/A
AR# 37907
Date Created 09/08/2010
Last Updated 03/16/2015
Status Active
Type General Article
  • Spartan-6 FPGA GTP Transceiver Wizard
  • Virtex-6 FPGA GTX Transceiver Wizard