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AR# 33305

LogiCORE IP Ethernet AVB Endpoint v2.2 - Release Notes and Known Issues for ISE 11.3 software

Description

This Answer Record contains the Release Notes for the LogiCORE IP Ethernet AVB Endpoint v2.2, which was released in ISE 11.3 and includes the following: 

 

- General Information 

- New Features  

- Resolved Issues  

- Known Issues  

 

For installation instructions, general CORE Generator software known issues, and design tools requirements, see the IP Release Notes Guide: 

 

http://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/ip_documentation/xtp025.pdf

Solution

General Information 

 

The following are Generated out of CORE Generator software: 

 

- Ethernet AVB Endpoint core netlist 

- Example design HDL top-level and associated HDL files 

- Demonstration test bench to exercise the example design 

- Documentation Directory containing Data Sheet, Getting Started Guide, and User Guide 

 

New Features 

 

- ISE 11.3 software support 

- Virtex-6 FPGA HXT support 

- Virtex-6 FPGA Lower Power support 

- EDK pcore generation support 

 

Resolved Issues 

 

(Xilinx Answer 33107) LogiCORE IP Ethernet AVB Endpoint v2.1 - Timing failures seen in some Spartan 3/3A/3ADSP FPGA implementations  

 

Known Issues 

 

(Xilinx Answer 33653) LogiCORE IP Ethernet AVB Endpoint v2.2 - When targeting Spartan-6 FPGAs, block RAM is not initialized correctly  

 

(Xilinx Answer 33654) LogiCORE IP Ethernet AVB Endpoint v2.2 - software driver header file xavb.h does not compile 

 

(Xilinx Answer 33655) LogiCORE IP Ethernet AVB Endpoint v2.2 - Software drivers not automatically found in pcore 

 

(Xilinx Answer 33656) LogiCORE IP Ethernet AVB Endpoint v2.2 - Base Address of AVB software driver not set 

 

 

Patch 

 

To resolve issues in (Xilinx Answer 33653), (Xilinx Answer 33654), (Xilinx Answer 33655), and (Xilinx Answer 33656) from the list of known issues above, apply the following patch to the Xilinx ISE installation with the 11.3 software installed: 

 

http://www.xilinx.com/txpatches/pub/swhelp/coregen/ar33305_ethernet_avb_endpoint_v2_2_rev1.zip
 

Install the patch by extracting the contents of the ".zip" archive to the root directory of the Xilinx ISE 11.3 installation (XILINX). Select the option that allows the extractor to overwrite all of the existing files and maintain the directory structure predefined in the archive.  

 

After installing the patch, regenerate the Ethernet AVB v2.2 LogiCORE in CORE Generator. 

 

For further information on finding the Xilinx install and using environment variables, see (Xilinx Answer 11630)

http://www.xilinx.com/support/answers/11630.htm
 

NOTE: You might be required to have system administrator privileges to install the patch if you do not have write permissions to the Xilinx Install directory.

AR# 33305
Date Created 09/09/2009
Last Updated 05/23/2014
Status Archive
Type General Article