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AR# 52311

LogiCORE IP Aurora 8B10B v8.3 (AXI4-stream) (ISE 14.3/Vivado 2012.3), v8.3Rev1 (Vivado 2012.4) - Release Notes and Known Issues

Description

This answer record contains the Release Notes for the Aurora 8B/10B v8.3 Core released in ISE 14.3 and Vivado 2012.3 design tools and v8.3Rev1 core released in Vivado 2012.4 design tools, and includes the following:

  • New Features
  • Supported Devices
  • Resolved Issues
  • Known Issues

For installation instructions, general CORE Generator known issues, and design tools requirements, see the IP Release Notes Guide.

Solution

New Features

ISE Design Suite:

v8.3

  • Artix-7 family support
  • Zynq family support
  • CRC feature addition
  • Hot-plug support for 7 series
  • ISE 14.3 design tools support

Vivado Design Suite:

v8.3 Rev 1

  • Artix-7 IES silicon support
  • Vivado 2012.4 software support
  • Auto upgrade feature

v8.3

  • Artix-7 family support
  • Vivado 2012.3 tool support

Supported Devices

ISE Design Suite:

Artix-7
Artix-7 Low Voltage (-2L)
Defense Grade Artix-7Q (XQ)
Defense Grade Artix-7Q Low Voltage (XQ,-2L)
Automotive Artix-7

Zynq

Virtex-7
Virtex-7 Low Voltage (-2L)
Defense Grade Virtex-7Q (XQ)
Defense Grade Virtex-7Q Low Voltage (XQ,-2L)

Kintex-7
Kintex-7 Low Voltage (-2L)
Defense Grade Kintex-7Q (XQ)
Defense Grade Kintex-7Q Low Voltage (XQ,-2L)

Virtex-6 CXT/LXT/SXT/HXT
Virtex-6 Lower Power (-1L) LXT/SXT
Defense Grade Virtex-6Q (XQ) LXT/SXT
Defense Grade Virtex-6Q Lower Power (XQ,-1L) LXT/SXT

Spartan-6 LXT
Automotive Spartan-6 LXT
Defense Grade Spartan-6Q LXT

Vivado Design Suite:

Artix-7
Artix-7 Low Voltage (-2L)

Defense Grade Artix-7Q (XQ)
Defense Grade Artix-7Q Low Voltage (XQ,-2L)
Automotive Artix-7

Virtex-7
Virtex-7 HT/XT
Virtex-7 Low Voltage (-2L)
Defense Grade Virtex-7Q (XQ)
Defense Grade Virtex-7Q Low Voltage (XQ,-2L)

Kintex-7
Kintex-7 Low Voltage (-2L)
Defense Grade Kintex-7Q (XQ)
Defense Grade Kintex-7Q Low Voltage (XQ,-2L)

Resolved Issues

ISE Design Suite:

Vivado Design Suite:

Known Issues

  1. Auto upgrade feature is supported from Aurora 8B10B v8.2 onwards in Vivado tool chain
  2. RX Reset Sequence Requirement for Production Silicon mentioned in (Xilinx Answer 53561) for Artix-7 GTP transceivers is not implemented in v8.3 of the core.
  3. RX Reset Sequence Requirement for Production Silicon mentioned in (Xilinx Answer 53779) for Virtex-7 GTH transceivers is not implemented in v8.3 of the core.


For latest values of GT attributes, please generate a GT wrapper using transceiver wizard by selecting protocol template as Aurora 8B10B. The <component_name>_gtx file in the GT wrapper is drop-in compatible with the <component_name>_gtx file in the Aurora core.

The most recent information, including known issues, work-arounds, and resolutions for this version is provided in the IP Release Notes Guide located at:
http://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/user_guides/xtp025.pdf.

 

AR# 52311
Date Created 10/10/2012
Last Updated 05/30/2013
Status Active
Type General Article
Tools
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2012.3
  • ISE Design Suite - 14.3
IP
  • Aurora 8B/10B