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AR# 57842

LogiCORE Video PHY Controller - Release Notes and Known Issues for Vivado 2013.1 and newer tool versions


This answer record contains the Release Notes and Known Issues for the LogiCORE Video PHY Controller and includes the following:

  • General Information
  • Known and Resolved Issues
  • Revision History


General Information

Supported Devices can be found in the following three locations:

For a list of new features and added device support for all versions, see the Change Log file available with the core in Vivado.

Version Table
This table correlates the core version to the first Vivado design tools release version in which it was included.
Core VersionVivado Tools Version
v2.0 (Rev. 1)2016.1

General Guidance
The table below provides Answer Records for general guidance when using the LogiCORE Video PHY Controller.
Article NumberArticle Title

Known and Resolved Issues

The following tables 3 and 4 provides known issues for the LogiCORE Video PHY Controller, starting with v2.0, initially released in Vivado 2015.4.

The "Version Found" column lists the version the problem was first discovered. The problem might also exist in earlier versions, but no specific testing has been performed to verify earlier versions.

Table 3: IP

Article NumberArticle TitleVersion FoundVersion Resolved
(Xilinx Answer 67966)Transceiver width gets ignored when Rx/Tx protocol type gets changed from DisplayPort to None when using a Tcl script to instance the IP in Block Designv2.0N/A
(Xilinx Answer 66989)Why do I get critical warning on GT placement when multiple Video PHY Controllers are used in different Block Designs?v2.0N/A
(Xilinx Answer 66691)Why do I get a critical warning about parts of the NI-DRU being redefined when using UHD-SDI XAPPs and the HDMI RX Subsystem with the Video PHY Controller in the same design?v2.0N/A
(Xilinx Answer 66538)Why does the Video PHY Controller throw an error and fail to generate when selecting a HDMI TX or HDMI RX only configuration?v2.0v2.0 (Rev. 1)
(Xilinx Answer 66537)How do I modify the output of the Video PHY for my design, if the output is encrypted when generating and HDMI PHY for the 7 Series GTX?v2.0N/A

Table 4: Software Driver
Article NumberArticle TitleVersion FoundVersion Resolved
(Xilinx Answer 66545)Why do I see link quality issues at 4Kp60 for a HDMI Receiver using 7 Series GTX?v2.0N/A

Revision History:

09/29/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 67966)
04/18/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 66989)
04/06/2016Added v2.0 (Rev. 1) to Version Table.
02/23/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 66537), (Xilinx Answer 66538), (Xilinx Answer 66545)<, and (Xilinx Answer 66691)
11/24/2015Initial Release

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AR# 57842
Date Created 10/07/2013
Last Updated 10/05/2016
Status Active
Type Release Notes
  • DisplayPort
  • HDMI