AR# 50942


SPI-4.2 v12.2 - Release Notes and Known Issues for 2012.2 release


This Release Notes and Known Issues Answer Record is for the SPI-4.2 (POS-PHY L4) v12.2 Core for 2012.2 release, and contains the following information:
  • New Features
  • Supported Devices
  • Resolved Issues
  • General Information
  • Known Issues

For installation instructions, general CORE Generator software known issues, and design tools requirements, see the IP Release Notes Guide at:


New Features
  • Vivado 2012.2 software support
Supported Devices
  • Virtex-7, Virtex-7 HT/XT and Kintex-7FPGA
Resolved Issues
  • XDC Timing assertions need to be updated to avoid slack violations onMAX delay constraints. The XDC file has been updated.
    • CR 655763
  • When running implementation on the SPI-4.2 IP example design, you get an ERROR: [Place-497] Placer failed with error: 'IO Clock Placer failed'. The issue has been fixed.
    • CR 654538
  • The IP does not support behavioral simulation with the Vivado Simulator in 2012.2. To work around this issue, use the structural simulation flow documented in (Xilinx Answer 50908).

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AR# 50942
Date 10/17/2012
Status Active
Type Known Issues
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