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AR# 35429

Virtex-6 FPGA GTH Transceiver Wizard v1.3 - Release Notes and Known Issues for ISE Software 12.1

Description

This Answer Record contains the Release Notes and Known Issues for the Virtex-6 GTH FPGA Transceiver Wizard v1.3 released with ISE tools 12.1.

Solution

1. INTRODUCTION

For the most recent updates to the IP installation instructions for this core, please go to:

http://www.xilinx.com/ipcenter/coregen/ip_update_install_instructions.htm

For system requirements:   

http://www.xilinx.com/ipcenter/coregen/ip_update_system_requirements.htm

This file contains release notes for the Xilinx LogiCORE IP Virtex-6 FPGA GTH Transceiver Wizard v1.3 solution. For the latest core updates, see the product page at:

http://www.xilinx.com/content/xilinx/en/products/intellectual-property/v6_fpga_gth_transceiver_wizard.html

2. NEW FEATURES

- Xilinx ISE 12.1 software support
- OTU-4 and Aurora 64B/66B protocol templates
- Characterization update

3. SUPPORTED DEVICES

- xc6vhx255t, xc6vhx380t, xc6vhx565t

4. RESOLVED ISSUES

- Fixed CR 538809, 547341, 547342, 549112, 550135, 550792

5. KNOWN ISSUES

The following are known issues for v1.3 of this core at time of release:

- Virtex-6 solutions are pending hardware validation
- Attribute and port settings for OTU-4 are applicable to single lane only. User has to integrate other OTU-4 compatible logic manually in their design

The most recent information, including known issues, workarounds, and resolutions for this version is provided in the IP Release Notes Guide located at

www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/user_guides/xtp025.pdf

6. TECHNICAL SUPPORT

To obtain technical support, create a WebCase at www.xilinx.com/support.

Questions are routed to a team with expertise using this product.

Xilinx provides technical support for use of this product when used according to the guidelines described in the core documentation, and cannot guarantee timing, functionality, or support of this product for designs that do not follow specified guidelines.

7. OTHER INFORMATION

- The transceiver attributes of v1.3 version of this core support 1.0 silicon revision

8. CORE RELEASE HISTORY Date By Version Description ================================================================================

04/19/2010 Xilinx, Inc. 1.3 ISE 12.1 support
12/02/2009 Xilinx, Inc. 1.2 ISE 11.4 support
09/16/2009 Xilinx, Inc. 1.1 Initial release ================================================================================

Linked Answer Records

Associated Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
38596 Virtex-6 FPGA GTH Transceiver - Known Issues and Answer Records List N/A N/A
AR# 35429
Date Created 03/11/2011
Last Updated 11/10/2014
Status Active
Type Known Issues
Devices
  • Virtex-6 HXT
IP
  • Virtex-6 FPGA GTH Transceiver Wizard