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AR# 54449

LogiCORE IP Controller Area Network (CAN) - Release Notes and Known Issues for Vivado 2016.3 and older tool versions

Description

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

  • General Information
  • Version Table
  • General Guidance
  • Known and Resolved Issues
  • Software Guidance
  • Revision History

This Release Notes and Known Issues Answer Record is for the core generated in Vivado 2016.3 and older tool versions.

Please see XTP025 - IP Release Notes Guide for past known issue logs and ISE support information.

AXI CAN IP Page:

https://www.xilinx.com/products/intellectual-property/axi_can.html 

Solution

General Information
Supported Devices can be found in the following three locations:

For a list of new features and added device support for all versions, see the Change Log file available with the core in Vivado.

For example, C:\Xilinx\Vivado\2016.3\data\ip\xilinx\can_v5_0\doc\can_v5_0_changelog.txt

Version Table

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

Core VersionTools Version


5.0 (Rev. 11 to Rev. 13)Up to 2016.3
5.0 (Rev. 8 to Rev. 10)2015.x
5.0 (Rev. 4 to Rev. 7)2014.x
5.0 (Rev. 0 to Rev. 3)2013.x


General Guidance

The table below provides answer records for general guidance when using the LogiCORE AXI CAN

Answer RecordTitle
(Xilinx Answer 55248)Vivado Timing and IP Constraints
(Xilinx Answer 65756)2015.3 SDK: Wrong AXI CAN parameter value being exported to the xparameters.h file


Known and Resolved Issues

The following table provides known issues for the AXI CAN, starting with v5.0, initially released in Vivado 2013.1.

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

Software Guidance Support

Bare-metal Driver reference:

https://www.wiki.xilinx.com/Baremetal+Drivers+and+Libraries

Standalone driver details can be found in the SDK directory (<install_directory>\SDK\<release>\data\embeddedsw\XilinxProcessorIPLib\drivers\<ip_version>\doc\html\api\index.html)


For example, C:\Xilinx\SDK\2016.3\data\embeddedsw\XilinxProcessorIPLib\drivers\can_v3_2\doc\html\api\index.html

Linux Driver reference:-

Device Tree Binding:

https://github.com/Xilinx/linux-xlnx/blob/master/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/can/xilinx_can.txt

Driver Code:

https://github.com/Xilinx/linux-xlnx/blob/master/drivers/net/can/xilinx_can.c

Reference Device tree, Kernel configuration for the driver and Test procedures:

https://www.wiki.xilinx.com/Linux+CAN+driver

AR# 54449
Date 03/01/2017
Status Active
Type Release Notes
Tools
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2016.3
IP
  • AXI CAN