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AR# 54546

HDMI Receiver (RX) Subsystem - Release Notes and Known Issues for the Vivado 2013.1 tool and later versions

Description

This answer record contains the Release Notes and Known Issues for the HDMI Receiver (Rx) Subsystem 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 2015.1 and forward.

HDMI Receiver (RX) Subsystem Page:

https://www.xilinx.com/products/intellectual-property/hdmi.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.

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 PatchesSoftware Driver Patches
v3.02017.3(Xilinx Answer 69869)
v2.0 (Rev. 5)2017.2(Xilinx Answer 69498)
v2.0 (Rev. 4)2017.1(Xilinx Answer 69497)
v2.0 (Rev. 3)2016.4
v2.0 (Rev. 2)2016.3(Xilinx Answer 68153)
v2.0 (Rev. 1)2016.2(Xilinx Answer 67703)(Xilinx Answer 67970)
v2.02016.1(Xilinx Answer 67223)
v1.02015.4

 

General Guidance:

The table below provides Answer Records for general guidance when using the HDMI Receiver (RX) Subsystem.

Article NumberArticle Title
(Xilinx Answer 68526)Where can I find an HDMI RX/TX Subsystem example designs?
(Xilinx Answer 68227)How do I add support for custom resolutions to the Video Timing Table?
(Xilinx Answer 68045)Why do get an error saying that the HDIM RX or Tx Subsystem had failed to Initialize?
(Xilinx Answer 67045)Do the DDC Signals need to be connected if using the HDMI core in DVI only mode without HDCP?
(Xilinx Answer 66741)Do I need to have both the HDCP 1.4 and HDCP 2.2 cores or is HDCP 2.2 a superset of HDMI 1.4?

Known and Resolved Issues:

The following table provides known issues for the HDMI Receiver (Rx) Subsystem, 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 69939)Why do I see some times see a color shift when the HDMI Rx Core initializes?v2.0 (Rev. 4)v3.0
(Xilinx Answer 69870)The RX timing Vfp,Hfp,Htotal, Vtotal and frame rate are not correct when 4kp50 (VIC106) is receivedv2.0 (Rev. 4)v3.0 IP Patch
(Xilinx Answer 68730)Why do the HDMI Compliance tests 7-16, 7-17 and HF1-12 fail if the per component width is larger than 8-bits?v2.0 (Rev. 3)v2.0 (Rev. 4)
(Xilinx Answer 69593)Why are the Horizontal Front Porch (HFP) and Horizontal Back Porch (HBP) swapped in the timing information? Why are some resolutions that were detected in 2016.2 and earlier now being marked as [Custom Mode]?v2.0 (Rev. 4)v3.0
(Xilinx Answer 69271)Why does the HDMI Receiver (RX) Subsystem continue to try to decrypt the video even when the HDMI source has turned off encryption?v2.0 (Rev. 4)v2.0 (Rev. 5)
(Xilinx Answer 68395)Why do I get a Critical Warning about a HDCP license even when I do not select HDCP as an option? v2.0 (Rev. 3)N/A
(Xilinx Answer 68317)Why am I not able to see valid video when using 4096x2160 when the AXI4-Stream remapper functions are enabled?v2.0 (Rev. 2)v2.0 (Rev. 3)
(Xilinx Answer 68220)How do I support an EDID of larger than 256 bytes?v2.0N/A
(Xilinx Answer 68156)Why does the HDMI Receiver Subsystem fail HDCP authentication with some Samsung Blu-Ray Players?v2.0v2.0 (Rev. 3)
(Xilinx Answer 68013)Why am I seeing issues with the HDCP 1.4 Authentication when unplugging/plugging cable from some sources? v2.0v2.0 (Rev. 2)
(Xilinx Answer 68138)Why is the frame rate incorrectly detected as 15 FPS (Frames Per Second) when the resolution if 4K and identified as a custom resolution?v2.0 (Rev. 2)N/A
(Xilinx Answer 67292)HDMI RX Subsystem incorrectly detects 1080p 16-bits BPC video sourcev2.0 (Rev. 2)N/A
(Xilinx Answer 68039)Why does the HDMI Rx Subsystem sometimes fail to detect some input formats at 10 and 12 bits per color when using the DRU?v2.0 (Rev. 1)v2.0 (Rev. 2)
(Xilinx Answer 67701)Why does the output result in distorted colors when switching color depths?v2.0 (Rev. 1)v2.0 (Rev. 2)
(Xilinx Answer 67505)Why do I encounter error "ERROR: [Synth 8-2841] use of undefined macro kCFG_TX_PHY_BUF_RST " during Synthesis?v2.0N/A
(Xilinx Answer 67292)HDMI RX Subsystem incorrectly detects1080p 16bits BPC video source v2.0v2.0 (Rev. 1)
(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?v2.0v2.0 (Rev. 2)
(Xilinx Answer 67242)Why do I get errors from devices using DDC short reads?v2.0v2.0 (Rev. 1)
(Xilinx Answer 67241)Why do I see that the start-of-block bit is only being set for the Channel 0-1 pair and not for the other audio pairs?v2.0v2.0 (Rev. 1)
(Xilinx Answer 67126)Why does (PG236) Table 4-2: Device and Speed Grade Selections indicate that Kintex-7/Virtex-7 -1 speed grade parts are higher performance?v2.0v2.0 (Rev. 1)
(Xilinx Answer 66849)Why do I get a Critical Warning when connecting a YUV 4:2:2 AXI4-Stream input to the HDMI RX or TX Subsystems?v1.0N/A
(Xilinx Answer 66504)Why does the output video look incorrect when receiving 720p59/60 and WXGA+ at 10-bits per component (BPC)?v1.0v2.0
(Xilinx Answer 66380)The License type is set to "Included" but a Purchased license is required to generate output products?v1.0v2.0

Revision History:

10/16/2017Added v3.0 to the Version Table and (Xilinx Answer 69497), (Xilinx Answer 69498), (Xilinx Answer 69869), (Xilinx Answer 69870) and (Xilinx Answer 69939)
08/07/2017Added (Xilinx Answer 69593) and (Xilinx Answer 68730)
06/20/2017Added v2.0 (Rev. 4) and v2.0 (Rev. 5) to the Version Table, and (Xilinx Answer 69271)
01/13/2017Added (Xilinx Answer 68526)
12/14/2016Added v2.0 (Rev. 3) to the Version Table, (Xilinx Answer 68138), (Xilinx Answer 68227), (Xilinx Answer 68013), (Xilinx Answer 68156), (Xilinx Answer 67223), (Xilinx Answer 67703), (Xilinx Answer 67970), (Xilinx Answer 68153), (Xilinx Answer 68317) and (Xilinx Answer 68395)
10/14/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 67292) and (Xilinx Answer 68220)
10/05/2016Added v2.0 (Rev. 2) to the Version Table, (Xilinx Answer 68039) and (Xilinx Answer 68045)
08/09/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 67701)
07/07/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 67292) and (Xilinx Answer 67505)
06/08/2016Added v2.0 (Rev. 1) to the Version Table
06/02/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 67306)
05/17/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 67241) and (Xilinx Answer 67242)
04/28/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 67126)
04/15/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 67045)
04/06/2016Added v2.0 to the Version Table, and (Xilinx Answer 66849)
03/01/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 66741)
01/28/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 66504)
01/12/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 66380)
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

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
66380 HDMI RX Subsystem v1.0 and HDMI TX Subsystem v1.0 - The License type is set to "Included", but a Purchased license is required to generate output products N/A N/A
66504 HDMI RX Subsystem v1.0 - Why does the output video look incorrect when receiving 720p59/60 and WXGA+ at 10-bits per component (BPC)? N/A N/A
66741 HDMI RX/TX Subsystem - Do I need to have both the HDCP 1.4 and HDCP 2.2 cores or is HDCP 2.2 a superset of HDMI 1.4? N/A N/A
66849 HDMI RX/TX Subsystem v1.0 - Why do I get a Critical Warning when connecting a YUV 4:2:2 AXI4-Stream input to the HDMI RX or TX Subsystems? N/A N/A
66989 LogiCORE Video PHY Controller v2.0 - Why do I get a Critical Warning on GT placement when multiple Video PHY Controllers are used in my project? N/A N/A
67045 HDMI RX Subsystem - Do the DDC Signals need to be connected if using the HDMI core in DVI only mode without HDCP? N/A N/A
67126 HDMI Subsystem Receiver v2.0 - Why does PG236 Table 4-2: Device and Speed Grade Selections indicate that Kintex-7/Virtex-7 -1 speed grade parts are higher performance? N/A N/A
67223 2016.1 - HDMI Receiver Subsystem, Software Driver v2.0 - HDMI Receiver Subsystem Software Driver v2.0 Patch Download N/A N/A
67241 HDMI Receiver Subsystem v2.0 - Why do I see that the start-of-block bit is only being set for the Channel 0-1 pair and not for the other audio pairs? N/A N/A
67242 HDMI Receiver Subsystem v2.0 - Why do I get errors from devices using DDC short reads? N/A N/A
67306 HDMI Receiver Subsystem v2.0 - "WARNING: [BD 41-1284] Cannot set parameter SUGGESTED_PRIORITY on port /hdcp14_irq" received when validating design containing an HDMI Receiver Subsystem with HDCP 1.4 N/A N/A
67701 HDMI Receiver Subsystem v2.0 (Rev. 1) - Why does the output result in distorted colors when VIC=0? N/A N/A
68220 HDMI Receiver (RX) Subsystem v2.0 - How do I support an EDID of larger than 256 bytes? N/A N/A
68227 Video Common Library - How do I add support for custom resolutions to the Video Timing Table? N/A N/A
68153 2016.3 - HDMI Receiver Subsystem, Software Driver v3.0 - HDMI Receiver Subsystem Software Driver v3.0 Patch Download N/A N/A
67970 2016.2 - HDMI Receiver Subsystem, Software Driver v2.0 - Patch Updates for HDMI Receiver Subsystem Software Driver v2.0 N/A N/A
68317 HDMI Receiver (RX) / Transmitter (TX) Subsystem v2.0 (Rev. 2) - Why am I not able to see valid video when using 4096x2160 with the AXI4-Stream remapper functions enabled? N/A N/A
68395 HDMI Receiver (RX) / Transmitter (TX) Subsystem - Why do I get a Critical Warning about a HDCP license even when I do not select HDCP as an option? N/A N/A
66858 Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC ZCU102 Evaluation Kit - HDMI equalizer requirement for 16nm N/A N/A
69271 HDMI Receiver (RX) Subsystem v2.0 (Rev. 4) - Why does the HDMI RX Subsystem continue to try to decrypt the video even when the HDMI source has turned off encryption? N/A N/A
69593 HDMI Receiver (RX) Subsystem - Why are the Horizontal Front Porch (HFP) and Horizontal Back Porch (HBP) swapped in the timing information? Why are some resolutions that were detected in 2016.2 and earlier now being marked as [Custom Mode]? N/A N/A
68730 HDMI Receiver Subsystem v2.0 (Rev. 3) - Why do the HDMI Compliance tests 7-16, 7-17 and HF1-12 fail if the per component width is larger than 8 bits? N/A N/A
69870 HDMI Receiver Subsystem v2.0 and v3.0 - The RX timing Vfp, Hfp, Htotal, Vtotal, and frame rate are not correct when 4kp50 (VIC106) is received N/A N/A
69939 HDMI Receiver Subsystem v2.0 - Why do I see some times see a color shift when the HDMI Rx Core initializes? N/A N/A
69869 2017.3 HDMI Receiver Subsystem v3.0 - Patch Updates for the HDMI Receiver Subsystem v3.0 N/A N/A
69498 2017.2 HDMI Receiver Subsystem v2.0 (Rev. 5) - Patch Updates for the HDMI Receiver Subsystem v2.0 (Rev. 5) N/A N/A
69497 2017.1 HDMI Receiver Subsystem v2.0 (Rev. 4) - Patch Updates for the HDMI Receiver Subsystem v2.0 (Rev. 4) N/A N/A

Associated Answer Records

AR# 54546
Date 10/23/2017
Status Active
Type Release Notes
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