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This file contains release notes for the Xilinx LogiCORE IP Virtex-6 FPGA GTH Transceiver Wizard v1.10 solution. For the latest core updates, see the product page at:
2. NEW FEATURES
- ISE 13.4 software support
- Auto-upgrade feature to upgrade from v1.2, v1.3, v1.4, v1.5, v1.6, v1.7, v1.8,
v1.9 to v1.10
3. SUPPORTED DEVICES
The following device families are supported by the core for this release.
Virtex-6 xc6vhx255t, xc6vhx380t, xc6vhx565t
4. RESOLVED ISSUES
- Fixed CR
# 610213 - gth_init.v(hd) module forgets to deassert TXPOWERDOWN after GTHRESET
# 618831 - Regeneration of core fails in ISE
# 635294 - Default value of PMA_LPBK_CTRL_LANEx needs to be updated to 0x0000
5. KNOWN ISSUES
The following are known issues for v1.10 of this core at time of release:
- Limited hardware testing was done for the Virtex-6 GTH Wizard on ML627 board
- Attribute and port settings for OTU-4 are applicable to single lane only. User has to integrate other OTU-4 compatible logic manually in their design
- For 16 and 20 bit datapath widths, multiple line rates and multiple datapath widths cannot be selected across multiple lanes
The most recent information, including known issues, workarounds, and resolutions for this version is provided in the IP Release Notes Guide.
6. TECHNICAL SUPPORT
To obtain technical support, create a WebCase at www.xilinx.com/support. Questions are routed to a team with expertise using this product.
Xilinx provides technical support for use of this product when used according to the guidelines described in the core documentation, and cannot guarantee timing, functionality, or support of this product for designs that do not follow specified guidelines.
7. OTHER INFORMATION
This version of the wizard supports Production silicon only. Using a wrapper generated with this version of the wizard to program a CES Virtex-6 HXT device is not supported. Please use v1.7 of this wizard to program CES devices. Refer to answer record 41464 located at www.xilinx.com/support/answers/41464.htm for guidance on how to distinguish Production from ES devices and for additional details.
8. CORE RELEASE HISTORY
Date By Version Description
01/18/2012 Xilinx, Inc. 1.10 ISE 13.4 support
10/19/2011 Xilinx, Inc. 1.9 ISE 13.3 support
10/19/2011 Xilinx, Inc. 1.7(Rev2) ISE 13.3 support
06/22/2011 Xilinx, Inc. 1.8(Rev1) ISE 13.2 support
04/08/2011 Xilinx, Inc. 1.8(Rev0) ISE 13.1 support
04/08/2011 Xilinx, Inc. 1.7(Rev1) ISE 13.1 support
03/01/2011 Xilinx, Inc. 1.7 ISE 13.1 support
12/14/2010 Xilinx, Inc. 1.6 ISE 12.4 support
09/21/2010 Xilinx, Inc. 1.5 ISE 12.3 support
07/23/2010 Xilinx, Inc. 1.4 ISE 12.2 support
04/19/2010 Xilinx, Inc. 1.3 ISE 12.1 support
12/02/2009 Xilinx, Inc. 1.2 ISE 11.4 support
09/16/2009 Xilinx, Inc. 1.1 Initial release