This Answer Record provides information regarding the implementation of a Root complex or Switch device inside Xilinx Virtex-5 FPGAs.
The Xilinx Endpoint Block Plus for PCI Express and Xilinx Endpoint Softcore for PCI Express solutions are Endpoint only solutions and cannot be used in Root Complex, Downstream or Switch configurations. Please refer to UG341 (Block Plus) or UG185 (Endpoint Softcore) for more information on the two Virtex-5 Endpoint solutions.
Endpoint Block Plus User Guide UG341:
Endpoint Softcore User Guide UG185:
For applications requiring Root Complex, Downstream or Switch capabilities, Xilinx Alliance partners offer a fabric-based IP solution. The following are links for more information on their product offerings:
09/09/2008 - Initial Release