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AR# 34968

Virtex-5 FPGA Embedded Tri-mode Ethernet MAC Wrapper v1.7 - Release Notes and Known Issues for ISE Design Suite 12.1

Description

This Answer Record contains the Release Notes for the LogiCORE IP Embedded Tri-mode Ethernet MAC Wrapper v1.7, which was released in ISE Design Suite 12.1 and includes the following:
  • General Information
  • New Features
  • Bug Fixes
  • 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

General Information
  • Supports automatic generation of HDL wrapper files for the Virtex-5 LXT Tri-Mode Ethernet MAC
  • Instantiates user-configurable Ethernet MAC physical interfaces (GMII, MII, RGMII, SGMII and 1000Base-X PCS/PMA configurations are supported)
  • Provides a FIFO-based example design
  • Provides a demonstration testbench for the selected configuration
New Features
  • ISE 12.1 software support
Resolved Issues
  • (Xilinx Answer 32545) Virtex-5 Embedded Tri-mode Ethernet MAC Wrapper v1.6 - Implementation of GMII interface fails in MAP due to Place error
  • (Xilinx Answer 33720) Virtex-5 FPGA Embedded Tri-mode Ethernet MAC Wrapper v1.6 - Setting Offset constraints for GMII and RGMII
  • (Xilinx Answer 33456) Embedded Tri-Mode Ethernet MAC - The final byte of the Frame Check Sequence (FCS) is duplicated for some transmitted frames
Known Issues
  • (Xilinx Answer 34966)Virtex-5 FPGA Embedded Tri-mode Ethernet MAC Wrapper v1.7 - Configurations using EMAC0 and EMAC1, each with tri-speed GMII and standard clocking, fail in MAP due to Place error
  • (Xilinx Answer 39190) Virtex-5 FPGA Embedded Tri-mode Ethernet MAC Wrapper v1.7 - GTP/GTX Physical DRC failure in MAP

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AR# 34968
Date Created 04/13/2010
Last Updated 05/20/2012
Status Active
Type Release Notes
Devices
  • Virtex-5 FXT
  • Virtex-5 LXT
  • Virtex-5 SXT
Tools
  • ISE Design Suite - 11.5
IP
  • Virtex-5 Embedded Tri-mode Ethernet MAC Wrapper