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AR# 52236

LogiCORE IP Ten Gigabit Ethernet PCS/PMA (10GBASE-R/10GBASE-KR) v2.4, 7 Series - Block lock FSM requires one extra good/bad code

Description

The IEEE block lock state machine requires 64 good blocks before block lock is set, and 16 bad blocks before it resets.

The Ten Gigabit Ethernet PCS/PMA (10GBASE-R/10GBASE-KR) v2.4 currently requires 65 good blocks before block lock is set, and 17 bad blocks before it is reset.

Solution

In the Ten Gigabit Ethernet PCS/PMA (10GBASE-R/10GBASE-KR) v2.5, the core has been updated to follow the specification and require 64 good blocks before block lock is set, and 16 bad blocks before it resets.
AR# 52236
Date Created 10/05/2012
Last Updated 09/08/2014
Status Active
Type General Article
IP
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet PCS-PMA with FEC/Auto-Negotiation for backplanes (10GBASE-KR)
  • Ten Gigabit Ethernet PCS/PMA