AR# 42166


HDCP 1.x - Release Notes and Known Issues for the Vivado 2015.1 tool and later versions


This answer record contains the Release Notes and Known Issues for HDCP and includes the following:

  • General Information
  • Known and Resolved Issues
  • Revision History

This Release Notes and Known Issues Answer Record is for the core generated in Vivado 2015.4 and later versions.

HDCP 1.x Page: N/A

HDCP 1.x is only available when generating a DisplayPort or HDMI Subsystem.


General Information:

Supported Devices can be found in the following three locations:

  • HDCP 1.x Product Guide
  • HDCP 1.x on DisplayPort or HDMI Subsystem Pages
  • Open the Vivado software -> IP Catalog, right click on the HDMI or DisplayPort IP and select "Compatible Families"

For a list of new features and added device support for all versions:

  • Subsystem or IP - See the Changelog included with the core in Vivado.
  • Subsystem or IP - Click on the Changelog links below.
  • Standalone Software Drivers - See the Changelog included with the Doxygen Drivers in Xilinx SDK
  • Standalone Software Drivers - Github Software Driver Repo
  • Linux Drivers - Xilinx Wiki

Version Table:

This table correlates the core version to the first Vivado design tools release version in which it was included.

Core VersionVivado Tools VersionIP ChangelogStandalone Software Driver Patches
v1.0 (Rev. 3)2018.1No Changes(Xilinx Answer 71123)
v1.0 (Rev. 3)2017.3(Xilinx Answer 69903)
v1.0 (Rev. 2)2017.1(Xilinx Answer 69055)
v1.0 (Rev. 1)2016.3(Xilinx Answer 68157)
v1.0 (Rev. 1)2016.1(Xilinx Answer 66930)
v1.02015.4(Xilinx Answer 66004)

General Guidance:

The table below provides Answer Records for general guidance when using the HDCP 1.x IP.

Article NumberArticle Title
(Xilinx Answer 67830)How should the HDCP keys be formatted for the HDCP 1.x?
(Xilinx Answer 66741)Do I need to have both the HDCP 1.x and HDCP 2.2 cores or is HDCP 2.2 backward compatible with HDCP 1.x?

Known and Resolved Issues:

The following table provides known issues for HDCP 1.x, starting with v1.0, initially released in Vivado 2015.4.

Note: The "Version Found" column lists the version the problem was first discovered.

The problem might also exist in earlier versions, but no specific testing has been performed to verify earlier versions.

Article NumberArticle TitleVersion FoundVersion Resolved
(Xilinx Answer 68174)Why do I see a compilation error in the XHdcp1x_HandleTimeout function when compiling a TX only solution?2016.32016.4
(Xilinx Answer 68208)Why is there a restriction saying that HDMI and DisplayPort can not be used on the same platform design?v1.0N/A
(Xilinx Answer 68158)Why do I see "snow" when switching between HDCP 2.2 and HDCP 1.4 with the Murideo Generator?2016.32016.4
(Xilinx Answer 67306)Why do I get "WARNING: [BD 41-1284] Cannot set parameter SUGGESTED_PRIORITY on port /hdcp14_irq" when validating my design containing an HDMI Receiver Subsystem with HDCP 1.4 is included?HDMI RX SS v2.0N/A

Revision History:

11/13/2017Added v1.0 (Rev. 2) and v1.0 (Rev. 3) to the Version Table
12/14/2016Added v1.0 (Rev. 1) to Version Table, (Xilinx Answer 68157) and (Xilinx Answer 68174)
11/10/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 68208)
11/01/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 68158)
09/07/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 67830)
06/02/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 67306)
03/01/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 66741)
11/24/2015Initial Release

Linked Answer Records

Master Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
56851 Xilinx Multimedia, Video and Imaging Solution Center N/A N/A

Child Answer Records

Associated Answer Records

AR# 42166
Date 08/23/2019
Status Active
Type Release Notes
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