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AR# 65444

Xilinx PCI Express DMA Drivers and Software Guide

Description

The Xilinx PCI Express DMA IP provides high-performance direct memory access (DMA) via PCI Express. The PCIe DMA can be implemented in Xilinx 7 Series XT, and UltraScale devices.

This answer record provides drivers and software that can be run on a PCI Express root port host PC to interact with the DMA endpoint IP via PCI Express.

The drivers and software provided with this answer record are designed for Linux operating systems and can be used for lab testing or as a reference for driver and software development. 

Through the use of the PCIe DMA IP and the associated drivers and software, you will be able to generate high throughput PCIe memory transactions between a host PC and a Xilinx FPGA.

Solution

Please download the "Xilinx PCI Express DMA Drivers and Software Guide" PDF and the associated design files at the end of this answer record.

The file names are:

  • Xilinx_Answer_65444_2017_1_Windows.pdf (for Vivado 2017.1)
  • Xilinx_Answer_65444_Windows_Files_v2017_1.zip
  • Xilinx_Answer_65444_Linux_2017_1.pdf
  • Xilinx_Answer_65444_Linux_Files.zip

Revision History:

10/06/2015 Initial Release
05/14/2016 Updated for Vivado 2016.1
05/31/2016 Updated for AR67111 and 2016.2
01/25/2017 Updated for Vivado 2016.4
04/20/2017 Updated for Vivado 2017.1
06/08/2017 Added Xilinx_Answer_65444_Linux_2017_1.pdf  and  Xilinx_Answer_65444_Linux_Driver_2017_1_r45.zip
07/28/2017 Updated with unified Linux files

 

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AR# 65444
Date 08/03/2017
Status Active
Type General Article
IP
  • DMA for PCI Express (PCIe) Subsystem