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AR# 47694

LogiCORE IP Tri-Mode Ethernet MAC v4.6 - Release Notes and Known Issues for ISE 14.1 Software

Description

This answer record contains the Release Notes for the LogiCORE IP Tri-Mode Ethernet MAC v4.6 Core released in the ISE 14.1 design tools and includes the following:
  • New Features
  • Supported Devices
  • Resolved Issues
  • Known Issues
For installation instructions, general CORE Generator software known issues, and design tools requirements, see the IP Release Notes Guide at:
http://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/ip_documentation/xtp025.pdf

Solution

New Features

  • ISE 14.1 design tools support

Supported Devices

  • Virtex-6 XC CXT/LXT/SXT/HXT
  • Virtex-6 XQ LXT/SXT
  • Virtex-6 Lower Power XC LXT/SXT
  • Spartan-6 XC LX/LXT
  • Spartan-6 XQ LX/LXT
  • Virtex-5 XC LX/LXT/SXT/TXT/FXT
  • Virtex-5 XQ LX/LXT/SXT/FXT
  • Virtex-4 XC LX/SX/FX
  • Spartan-3 XC
  • Spartan-3A XC 3AN/3A DSP
  • Spartan-3E XC

Resolved Issues

  • None

Known Issues Resolved in v4.6rev1

  • (Xilinx Answer 52076) LogiCORE IP Tri-Mode Ethernet MAC v4.6 - Runt frames can be incorrectly concatenated or marked good
  • (Xilinx Answer 52140) LogiCORE IP Tri-Mode Ethernet MAC v4.6 - The transmitter could lock-up when transmitting in half-duplex mode at 1Gb/s
  • (Xilinx Answer 54785) LogiCORE IP Tri-Mode Ethernet MAC v5.5 and earlier - IFG Adjust values that are smaller than 9 will result in TX IFG of 12 when core is generated with half duplex support

Known Issues Resolved in v4.6rev2

  • (Xilinx Answer 53139) - LogiCORE IP Tri-Mode Ethernet MAC v4.6 - Multiple pause frame requests can result in a corrupted pause quanta being output

Known Issues in v4.6 rev2

  • (Xilinx Answer 35336) LogiCORE IP Tri-Mode Ethernet MAC - Meeting GMII setup and hold times when targeting Spartan-6 FPGAs
  • (Xilinx Answer 40028) LogiCORE IP Tri-Mode Ethernet MAC and Virtex-6 FPGA Embedded Tri-mode Ethernet MAC Wrapper v2.1 and later - Meeting GMII and RGMII setup and hold times when targeting Virtex-6 FPGAs

Download Rev2 Update

To get the Rev2 update to resolve the issue described above, apply the attached patch at the bottom of this AR to the Xilinx ISE 14.x software installation.

Install the patch by extracting the contents of the ".zip" archive to the root directory of the Xilinx ISE 14.x software installation. Select the option that allows the extractor to overwrite all of the existing files and maintain the directory structure predefined in the archive. After installing the patch, regenerate the LogiCORE IP Tri-Mode Ethernet MAC v4.6 core in the 14.x CORE Generator tool.For further information on finding the Xilinx installation and using environment variables, see (Xilinx Answer 11630).

NOTE: You might need system administrator privileges to install the patch if you do not have write permissions to the Xilinxinstallation directory.

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AR# 47694
Date Created 05/01/2012
Last Updated 03/06/2013
Status Active
Type Release Notes
IP
  • Tri-Mode Ethernet MAC