AR# 41825

Spartan-6 FPGA GTP Transceiver Wizard v1.6 - Release Notes and Known Issues for ISE Software 12.2


This Answer Record contains the Release Notes and Known Issues for the Spartan-6 GTP FPGA Transceiver Wizard v1.6 released with ISE 12.2 tools.


1. Introduction

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

For system requirements:

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

2. New Features

  • ISE 12.2 software support 
  • Added Auto Upgrade feature. Can upgrade versions 1.3,1,4,1,5 to version 1.6

3. Support Devices 

  • Spartan-6 XC LXT
  • Spartan-6 XA LXT
  • Spartan-6 XQ LXT

4. Resolved Issues

  • Fixed CR 552964, 556546, 551106  

5. Known Issues

The following are known issues for v1.6 of this core at time of release:

  • SATA-I/II protocols are not complaince tested
  • Incorrect range of values for ppm_offset in GSG546. The range should not have ">+_100 ppm or SSC".

The most recent information, including known issues, work-arounds, and resolutions for this version is provided in the release notes Answer Record for the ISE 12.2 IP Update at:

6. Technical Support

To obtain technical support, create a WebCase at:

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. Core Release History

Date           By              Version    Description
07/23/2010  Xilinx, Inc.  1.6          12.2 release
04/19/2010  Xilinx, Inc.  1.5          12.1 release
12/02/2009  Xilinx, Inc.  1.4          11.4 release
09/16/2009  Xilinx, Inc.  1.3          11.3 release
06/26/2009  Xilinx, Inc.  1.2          11.2 release
04/24/2009  Xilinx, Inc.  1.1          Beta2

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AR# 41825
Date 11/10/2014
Status Active
Type General Article