AR# 5589

Virtex - What are the empty site I/O blocks for Virtex devices in fpga_editor?

Description

Keywords: Virtex, empty, site, epic

For Virtex devices, some I/O blocks are said to be empty sites in Epic. What does "empty site" mean? How can they be used?

Solution

They are IOBs that have not been implemented but are for future expansion. They cannot be used as IOs.
AR# 5589
Date 09/13/2007
Status Archive
Type General Article