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AR# 66245

2015.4.1 Vivado - Vivado 2015.4 Update 1 (2015.4.1) Release Notes


This answer record serves as the Vivado 2015.4 tool update (2015.4.1) Release Notes and contains links to information about what is included in the update.


Note: Update 2 is available for Vivado 2015.4 and should, in most cases be used instead of update 1. Update 2 is cumulative and contains all of the content of update 1. Please see (Xilinx Answer 66246)

The Vivado 2015.4 tool update (2015.4.1) addresses the following issues:

Vivado 2015.4 Update 1 provides production support of the VU125 and VU065 -1 and -2 devices.

For designs leveraging these devices, Xilinx recommends installing this update.

For all other devices, please continue to use the Vivado 2015.4 release.

Downloading and installing the Vivado 2015.4 update (2015.4.1)

The update is available at: Vivado 2015.4 Update 1 Image (TAR/GZIP - 1.14GB)

MD5 SUM Value: d24fc9fdc5b91b6c9b4f2b5d45defdc

It must be applied to an existing 2015.4 installation (build 2015.4_1118_2) and will bring the Vivado version to 2015.4.1.

Additional specific fixes included in Vivado 2015.4.1

  • GT_Wizard enhanced to support a line rate of 12.5 GBits/Sec
  • Xilinx Power Estimator (XPE) enhanced to support a 12.5 Gbps line rate for GTHE3 for Kintex UltraScale -1LV parts
  • report_power enhanced to support a 12.5 Gbps line rate for GTHE3
  • SSN support added for xcku095-ffva1156
  • Fix for AXI Interconnect - ERROR: [Synth 8-2908] range width must be a positive integer

For Vivado 2015.4 known issues see: (Xilinx Answer 63538)

For known issues related to a specific IP please search the support site for "Known Issues" + the IP name.

AR# 66245
Date Created 12/15/2015
Last Updated 03/04/2016
Status Active
Type Release Notes
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2015.4.1