AR# 40739


Virtex-6 FPGA GTX Transceiver Wizard v1.9 - Known Issues and Release Notes


This Answer Record contains the Known Issues and Release Notes for the Virtex-6 FGPA GTX Transceiver Wizard v1.9.



For installation instructions for this release, please go to:

For system requirements:

This file contains Release Notes for the Xilinx LogiCORE IP 7 Series FPGATransceivers Wizard v1.3 solution. For the latest core updates, see the product page at:

New Features

  • ISE 13.1 software support
  • IUS, VCS simulation support
  • Support for Simplex TX and Simplex RX configuration
  • Support for Start_from_Scratch template

Supported Devices

The following device families are supported by the core for this release.

  • Virtex-7
  • Kintex-7
  • Virtex-7L
  • Kintex-7L

Resolved Issues

  • CR # 577404 - Removed the scrambler and descrambler from the GT wrapper and placed it in top-level example design.
  • CR # 581961, 583420, 584273 - Corrected RefClk, GREFCLK connections to GT.
  • CR # 582942, 582951, 583899 - Updated frame checker logic
  • CR # 584970 - Updated the component name in .xco, .v/.vhd files so that themodule name is same as the component name.
  • CR # 585029 - Updated GUI to show correct values for ALIGN_COMMA_WORD basedon internal datapath width.

Known Issues

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

  • CR # 582613 - Data generated by Frame Gen is not incremental.
  • None encoding/decoding is not supported in this release.

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

Technical Support

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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.

Other Information

  • None

Core Release History

Date By Version Description


03/01/2011 Xilinx, Inc. 1.3 13.1 Release

11/23/2010 Xilinx, Inc. 1.2 ISE 7 Series Beta2 - (O.34)

10/29/2010 Xilinx, Inc. 1.1 ISE 7 Series Monthly Snapshot - (O.28)

Initial release


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33475 Virtex-6 FPGA GTX Transceiver - Known Issues and Answer Record List N/A N/A
AR# 40739
Date 12/15/2012
Status Active
Type General Article
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