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AR# 54540

LogiCORE IP Video Scaler - Release Notes and Known Issues for Vivado 2013.1 and newer tool versions

Description

This answer record contains the Release Notes and Known Issues for the LogiCORE IP Video Scaler core 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 2013.1 and newer tool versions.

For past known issue logs and ISE support information, see the IP Release Notes Guide (XTP025):
http://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/ip_documentation/xtp025.pdf

LogiCORE IP Video Scaler core IP Page:
http://www.xilinx.com/content/xilinx/en/products/intellectual-property/ef-di-vid-scaler.html


The Video Scaler core has been discontinued. Please see the Following PDN:
http://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/customer_notices/XCN16020.pdf

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 design tools.

Table 1 correlates the core version to the first Vivado design tools release version in which it was included.

Table 1: Version

Core
Version
Vivado Tools
Version
v8.1 (Rev. 9)2016.2
v8.1 (Rev. 8)2016.1
v8.1 (Rev. 7)2015.4
v8.1 (Rev. 6)2015.3
v8.1 (Rev. 5)2015.1
v8.1 (Rev. 4)2014.4
v8.1 (Rev. 3)2014.1
v8.1 (Rev. 2)2013.4
v8.1 (Rev. 1)2013.3
v8.12013.2
v8.02013.1


Table 2 provides answer records for general guidance when using the LogiCORE IP Video Scaler core.

Table 2: General Guidance

Answer RecordTitle
(Xilinx Answer 60484)How do I scale interlaced content?
(Xilinx Answer 35262)How do I create scaling coefficients and COE files for the LogiCORE IP Video Scaler?



Known and Resolved Issues

Table 3 provides known issues for the LogiCORE IP Video Scaler core, starting with v8.0 (initially released in Vivado Design Suite 2013.1).

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.

Table 3: IP

Answer RecordTitleVersion
Found
Version
Resolved
(Xilinx Answer 61433)Why does the Video Scaler C-Model results differ when running the precompiled run_bitacc_cmodel.exe file for NT64? v7.00.aN/A
(Xilinx Answer 61066)Why is the m_axis_tvalid output always low?v7.01.aN/A
(Xilinx Answer 58730)Why do I see noise in output from the Video Scaler when loading a COE file with negative coefficients?v8.0N/A
(Xilinx Answer 57890)Why do I get an error saying that the data type of 4:4:4 is not supported, when using auto parameter propagation?v8.0v8.1 (Rev. 2)
(Xilinx Answer 57048)Why do I see what appears to be random glitches or flickering for several frames each second, in video output from the Video Scaler?v7.01.av8.1 (Rev. 1)
(Xilinx Answer 56706)Why do I get a simulation error: Index X out of bound X down to X, when trying to simulate the Video Scaler? v8.0N/A
(Xilinx Answer 56274)Vivado 2013.2 Multimedia Video and Imaging - How do I properly constrain the Video IP in my design?v8.0v8.1 (Rev. 1)
(Xilinx Answer 52215)Why does my core fail timing with an Critical Warning?v7.01.av8.1 (Rev. 1)
(Xilinx Answer 52289)Why does writing to the Status Register fail to clear the Error bits?v7.01.aN/A
(Xilinx Answer 52285)Why do the INTC_IF interface register and pins not behave according to the documentation?v7.01.aN/A
(Xilinx Answer 52392)Why are the Horizontal Shrink Factor (HSF) and the Vertical Shrink Factor (VSF) registers zero when the AXI4-Lite interface is selected? v7.01.av8.0
(Xilinx Answer 55897)Why does the output of the Scaler wrap when the aperture includes the last pixel of the input frame?v7.01.av8.1
(Xilinx Answer 56043)Software reset does not workv7.01.av8.1
(Xilinx Answer 56367)Why does the Video Scaler test bench some times fail with a timeout error after the first frame?v8.1v8.1
(Xilinx Answer 55980)Why do I see write failures on the AXI4-Lite bus, when the AXI4-Stream clock is at a different frequency than the AXI4-Lite interface clock?v8.0v8.1
(Xilinx Answer 56484)Why does the writing of the coefficients sometimes fail after installing the patch for AR55980?v7.01.av8.1
(Xilinx Answer 52664)Why does an EOL error not occur on the INTC_IF or in the interrupt registers, even when my frame size is valid?v7.00.aN/A

Table 4: Software Driver
Answer RecordTitleVersion
Found
Version
Resolved
(Xilinx Answer 58870)Why do I see differences between the Coefficients in the C-Model and the Software Driver in the Vivado 2013.4 tool?v4.03.av5.00.a
(Xilinx Answer 55984)Video Scaler Software Driver v4.03.a Patch Downloadpatchv4.03.a (patch)
(Xilinx Answer 55987)Why does SDK fail to compile the Video Scaler Software Driver v4.02.a when using IDS 14.5 or Vivado 2013.1?v4.02.av4.03.a
(Xilinx Answer 56164)Why does the Video Scaler stop accepting input video if the input, output and aperture are 2048 or larger and using the Video Scaler software driver?v4.02.av4.03.a

Revision History

04/06/2015Added v8.1 (Rev. 9) and Product Discontinuation Notice.
04/06/2015Added v8.1 (Rev. 4), v8.1 (Rev. 5),  v8.1 (Rev. 6), v8.1 (Rev. 7)  and  v8.1 (Rev. 8) to Version Table.
09/15/2014Added (Xilinx Answer 60484)
07/09/2014Added (Xilinx Answer 61433)
06/09/2014Added (Xilinx Answer 61066)
04/16/2014Added v8.1 (Rev. 3) to Version Table.
12/18/2013Added v8.1 (Rev. 2) to Version Table, (Xilinx Answer 58730), (Xilinx Answer 58870) and updated Known and Resolved Issues table for 2013.4.
11/20/2013Added (Xilinx Answer 56706)
10/23/2013Added v8.1 (Rev. 1) to Version Table, (Xilinx Answer 57048), (Xilinx Answer 57890) and updated Known and Resolved Issues table for 2013.3.
06/19/2013Added v8.1 to Version Table, (Xilinx Answer 56367), (Xilinx Answer 56274), (Xilinx Answer 55980), (Xilinx Answer 56484)
05/28/2013Added (Xilinx Answer 56164)
05/16/2013Added (Xilinx Answer 56043)
05/13/2013Added (Xilinx Answer 55984), (Xilinx Answer 55987)
05/07/2013Added (Xilinx Answer 55897)
04/03/2013Initial release

Linked Answer Records

Master Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
56852 Xilinx Multimedia, Video and Imaging Solution Center - Top Issues N/A N/A

Child Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
56164 LogiCORE IP Video Scaler, Software Driver v4.02.a - Why does the Video Scaler stop accepting input video if the input, output, and aperture are 2048 or larger and using the Video Scaler software driver? N/A N/A
55987 LogiCORE IP Video Scaler, Software Driver v4.02.a - Why does SDK fail to compile the Video Scaler Software Driver v4.02.a when using ISE 14.5 or Vivado 2013.1 design tools? N/A N/A
55984 LogiCORE IP Video Scaler, Software Driver v4.03.a - Video Scaler Software Driver v4.03.a Patch Download N/A N/A
56484 LogiCORE IP Video Scaler v7.01.a - Why does the writing of the coefficients sometimes fail after installing the patch for (Xilinx Answer 55980)? N/A N/A
55980 LogiCORE Video Timing Controller v5.01.a - Why do I see write failures on the AXI4-Lite bus, when the AXI4-Stream clock is at a different frequency than the AXI4-Lite interface clock? N/A N/A
56274 Vivado 2013.2 Multimedia Video and Imaging - How do I properly constrain the Video IP in my design? N/A N/A
56367 LogiCORE IP Video Scaler v8.1 - Why does the Video Scaler test bench sometimes fail with a timeout error after the first frame? N/A N/A
56043 LogiCORE IP Video Scaler v7.00.a - Software reset does not work N/A N/A
55897 LogiCORE IP Video Scaler v7.01.a - Why does the output of the scaler wrap when the aperture includes the last pixel of the input frame? N/A N/A
52392 LogiCORE IP Video Scaler v7.01.a - Why are the Horizontal Shrink Factor (HSF) and the Vertical Shrink Factor (VSF) registers zero when the AXI4-Lite interface is selected? N/A N/A
52285 LogiCORE IP Video Scaler v6.00.a/v7.00.a/v7.01.a/v8.0/v8.1 - Why do the INTC_IF interface register and pins not behave as described in the documentation? N/A N/A
52289 LogiCORE IP Video Scaler v7.01.a - Why does writing to the Status Register fail to clear the Error bits? N/A N/A
52215 14.3 / 2012.2 Video IP - Why does my core fail timing with a critical warning? N/A N/A
57048 LogiCORE IP Video Scaler v7.01.a - Why do I see what appears to be random glitches or flickering for several frames each second in video output from the Video Scaler? N/A N/A
57890 LogiCORE IP Video Scaler v8.0 - Why do I get an error saying that the "data type of 4:4:4 is not supported" when using auto parameter propagation? N/A N/A
56706 LogiCORE Video Scaler v8.0 - Why do I get a simulation error "Index X out of bound X downto X" when attempting to simulate the Video Scaler? N/A N/A
58730 LogiCORE IP Video Scaler v8.0 - Why do I see noise in output from the Video Scaler when loading a COE file with negative coefficients? N/A N/A
58870 LogiCORE IP Video Scaler v8.1 (Rev. 2) - Why do I see differences between the Coefficients in the C-Model and the Software Driver in the Vivado 2013.4 tool? N/A N/A
60484 LogiCORE IP Video Scaler - How do I scale interlaced content? N/A N/A
61066 LogiCORE Video Scaler v8.1 (Rev.3) - Why is the m_axis_tvalid output always low? N/A N/A
61433 LogiCORE IP Video Scaler v7.00.a C-Model - Why do the Video Scaler C-Model results differ when running the precompiled run_bitacc_cmodel.exe file for NT64? N/A N/A

Associated Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
31958 LogiCORE IP Video Scaler - Release Notes and Known Issues N/A N/A
61625 Video IP Example Design Landing Page N/A N/A
AR# 54540
Date Created 02/24/2013
Last Updated 09/27/2016
Status Active
Type Release Notes
Tools
  • Vivado Design Suite
IP
  • Video Scaler
  • Processing