AR# 33307

LogiCORE IP Tri-Mode Ethernet MAC v4.3, v4.3 rev1 and v4.3 rev2 - Release Notes and Known Issues for ISE 11.3 and ISE 11.5

Description

This Answer Record contains the Release Notes for the LogiCORE IP Tri-Mode Ethernet MAC v4.3 Core (released in ISE 11.3 software), v4.3 rev1 (released as a patch), and v4.3 rev2 (released in ISE 11.5 software). This Answer Record includes the following:

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

Solution

New Features in v4.3

  • ISE 11.3 software support
  • Virtex-6 FPGA Lower Power support
  • Virtex-6 FPGA HXT support
  • Added licensing support for 10/100 Mb/s only core

Resolved Issues in v4.3 and later
(Xilinx Answer 33112) LogiCORE IP Tri-Mode Ethernet MAC v4.2 - Spartan-6 FPGA GMII designs need update to UCF constraints

Resolved Issues in v4.3 rev1 and later
(Xilinx Answer 33769) LogiCORE IP Tri-Mode Ethernet MAC v4.3 - CE incorrectly timed for DDR primitives in Spartan-6 FPGA designs
(Xilinx Answer 33771) LogiCORE IP Tri-Mode Ethernet MAC v4.3 - Spartan-3 FPGA IDDR not correctly inferred when using RGMII
(Xilinx Answer 33772) LogiCORE IP Tri-Mode Ethernet MAC v4.3 - Update needed to I/O logic for Spartan-6 FPGA RGMII designs

Resolved Issues in v4.3 rev2
(Xilinx Answer 34764) LogiCORE IP Tri-Mode Ethernet MAC v4.3 - Virtex-6 FPGA Block RAM parameterization might result in memory collisions during simulation and erroneous operation
(Xilinx Answer 35065) LogiCORE IP Tri-Mode Ethernet MAC v4.3 - Spartan-6 FPGA block RAM parameterization might result in memory collisions during simulation and erroneous operation
(Xilinx Answer 33416) 11.3 NetGen : NetGen assigns incorrect value to SIM_DEVICE attribute causing simulation failure

Known Issues in v4.3 rev2
(Xilinx Answer 33111) LogiCORE Ethernet Statistics v3.x and LogiCORE Tri-Mode Ethernet MAC v4.x - Error regarding no matching objects found seen in the example design timing simulation

(Xilinx Answer 35337) LogiCORE IP Tri-Mode Ethernet MAC - Meeting RGMII setup and hold when targeting Spartan-6 FPGAs

(Xilinx Answer 35336) LogiCORE IP Tri-Mode Ethernet MAC - Meeting GMII setup and hold times when targeting Spartan-6 FPGAs

AR# 33307
Date 04/28/2010
Status Active
Type Release Notes
Tools
IP