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AR# 40380 Spartan-3 Generation Evaluation Kits - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record

This Answer Record lists all known issues for the Spartan-3 Generation Evaluation Kits.

This includes: Spartan-3 Starter Kit, Spartan-3A Starter Kit, Spartan-3AN Starter Kit, Spartan-3E Starter Kit, XtremeDSP Development Platform Spartan-3A DSP 3400A, XtremeDSP Development Platform Spartan-3A DSP 1800A.

Board Known Issues

Spartan-3 Starter Kit
(Xilinx Answer 19702) - 6.2 EDK, Base System Builder (BSB) - Spartan-3 Starter Kit signal connection (CEN) is incorrect for SRAM

Spartan-3A Starter Kit

(Xilinx Answer 25066) - Spartan-3A Starter Kit - Out of Box demo settings and DDR2 Performance Correction
(Xilinx Answer 25443) - Spartan-3A, Spartan-3A DDR2, and Spartan-3AN Starter Kits - Wrong power supply polarity noted on silkscreen
(Xilinx Answer 29695) - 9.2i EDK - I cannot target revision C of the Spartan-3A Starter Kit board. Why?
(Xilinx Answer 31180) - 10.1 EDK - BSB creates incorrect address for the Spartan-3A Starter Kit
(Xilinx Answer 31801) - MIG v2.3 - Spartan-3A Starter Kit: When running the ISE project output by create_ise.bat, Translate fails with ERROR:ConstraintSystem:59
(Xilinx Answer 32150) - Spartan3A/AN Configuration - Starter Kit board may experience a BPI configuration failure if EDK Flashwriter is used

Spartan-3AN Starter Kit

(Xilinx Answer 25443) - Spartan-3A, Spartan-3A DDR2, and Spartan-3AN Starter Kits - Wrong power supply polarity noted on silkscreen
(Xilinx Answer 32150) - Spartan3A/AN Configuration - Starter Kit board may experience a BPI configuration failure if EDK Flashwriter is used

Spartan-3E Starter Kit

(Xilinx Answer 22994) - 9.2i EDK, Spartan-3E Starter Kit - "ERROR:Place:848 - Automatic clock placement failed"
(Xilinx Answer 25390) - 9.1i EDK - Why does the memory test fail for the Spartan-3E Starter Kit?

XtremeDSP Development Platform Spartan-3A DSP 3400A Edition

(Xilinx Answer 40316) - XtremeDSP Development Platform Spartan-3A DSP 3400A - Reserved configuration mode
(Xilinx Answer 40317) - XtremeDSP Development Platform Spartan-3A DSP 3400A Edition - Does this board support BPI configuration?
(Xilinx Answer 40343) - XtremeDSP Kit: Spartan-3A DSP 3400A Edition - Where is the BOM for this board?
(Xilinx Answer 31096) - XtremeDSP Development Kit Spartan-3A DSP 3400A - How can I restore the IDT clock synthesizer to the factory default setting?

XtremeDSP Development Platform Spartan-3A DSP 1800A Edition

(Xilinx Answer 31768) - XtremeDSP Spartan-3A DSP Starter Kit 1800A - What are the MB_FB_CLK and CLK_FB_MB pins used for in the XtremeDSP Spartan-3A DSP Starter Kit 1800A board?

Documentation Known Issues

Spartan-3A / -3AN Starter Kit Documentation Known Issues

(Xilinx Answer 40381) - UG334 - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record

XtremeDSP Development Platform Spartan-3A DSP 1800A Edition

(Xilinx Answer 40382) - UG454 - Spartan-3A DSP Starter Platform User Guide - Table 3 corrections
(Xilinx Answer 40308) - Spartan-3A DSP Starter Kit - Ethernet PHY Interface Signals
(Xilinx Answer 56796) - Spartan-3A DSP Starter Platform - UG454 (v1.1) - Typos in Table 16 and Table 17

Master Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
43750 Xilinx Boards and Kits Solution Center - Top Issues N/A N/A

Child Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
40381 UG334 - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record N/A N/A
56796 Spartan-3A DSP Starter Platform - UG454 (v1.1) - Typos in Table 16 and Table 17 N/A N/A

Associated Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
40382 UG454 - Spartan-3A DSP Starter Platform User Guide (Table 3 corrections) N/A N/A
AR# 40380
Date Created 01/31/2011
Last Updated 07/17/2013
Status Active
Type General Article
Boards & Kits
  • Spartan-3A Starter Kit
  • Spartan-3AN Starter Kit
  • Spartan-3 Starter Kit
  • More
  • XtremeDSP Starter Platform - Spartan-3A DSP 1800A Edition
  • Spartan-3E Starter Kit
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