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AR# 39755

Spartan-6 FPGA GTP Transceiver Wizard v1.8 - Release Notes and Known Issues for ISE Software 12.4

Description

This Answer Record contains the Release Notes and Known Issues for the Spartan-6 GTP FPGA Transceiver Wizard v1.8 released with ISE tools 12.4

Solution

1. INTRODUCTION

For installation instructions for this release, 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
solution. 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

- ISE 12.4 software support
- Added Auto Upgrade feature. Can upgrade versions 1.2,1.3,1.4,1.5,1.6,1.7 to version 1.8
- Added "Advanced Clocking" option in GUI to bring the REFCLK selection ports to top-level

3. SUPPORTED DEVICES

The following device families are supported by the core for this release.

Spartan-6 XC LXT
Spartan-6 XA LXT
Spartan-6 XQ LXT      

4. RESOLVED ISSUES
- CR 571468: Changed ppm offset for display port protocol to "upto +- 500ppm"
- CR 577596: Updated the default target line rate to 1.485 for sdi protocol
- CR 571012: Added ability to implement dynamic clock switching from wizard
using "Advanced Clocking" option in GUI
- CR 574539: Updated the default setting for PCIe protocol

5. KNOWN ISSUES

   The most recent information, including known issues, workarounds, and
resolutions for the Spartan-6 GTP Wizard and the GTP Transceiver itself can be found in (Xilinx Answer 33487)

AR# 39755
Date Created 01/05/2011
Last Updated 11/10/2014
Status Active
Type General Article
Devices
  • Spartan-6 LXT
IP
  • Spartan-6 FPGA GTP Transceiver Wizard