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AR# 19230

PLB Gigabit Ethernet MAC (PLB GEMAC) v1.01a - Release Notes for plb_gemac_v1_01_a in EDK 6.2.02i

Description

Urgency: Standard 

 

General Description: 

This Answer Records describes the improvements made to the PLB Gigabit Ethernet MAC (PLB GEMAC) Core in EDK 6.2.02i.

Solution

Please refer to (Xilinx Answer 19198) for improvements that were made to the PLB GEMAC v1.01a Core in EDK 6.2.01i. 

 

In addition to containing the fixes mentioned in the above Answer Record, the following bug fixes and enhancements are in the EDK 6.2.02i release of the PLB Gibabit Ethernet MAC v1.01a Core: 

 

- The COREGen asynchronous FIFO netlist files used by this Core have been updated to a more recent version. This change does not affect the user interface. 

- Support was added for qvirtex2, qrvirtex2 device families. 

- A fix was made to eliminate an occasional Transmit Status Register overflow that caused the drivers to hang. This change does not affect the user interface. 

- A fix was made to connect GEMAC control register bit 9 to transmit error generation circuitry as documented in the data sheet. GEMAC control register bits 20 and 21 were connected to the transmit and receive pause enables as documented in the data sheet. This change does not affect the user interface. 

- A fix was made so that automatic receive pad and FCS field stripping mode works correctly. This change does not affect the user interface. 

- A fix was made to prevent an occasional overflow condition of the transmit status register. This change does not affect the user interface.

AR# 19230
Date Created 09/03/2007
Last Updated 05/16/2014
Status Archive
Type General Article