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AR# 57842

LogiCORE Video PHY Controller - 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 Video PHY Controller and includes the following:

  • General Information
  • Known and Resolved Issues
  • Revision History

Solution

General Information

Supported Devices can be found in the following three locations:

  • LogiCORE Video PHY Controller Product Guide
  • LogiCORE Video PHY Controller
  • Open the Vivado software -> IP Catalog, right click on an IP and select "Compatible Families"
  • For a list of new features and added device support for all versions:
    Subsystem or IP - See the Changelog included with the core in Vivado.
    Subsystem or IP - Click on the Changelog links below.
    Standalone Software Drivers - See the Chagelog included with the Doxygen Drivers in Xilinx SDK
    Standalone Software Drivers - Github Software Driver Repo
    Linux Drivers - Xilinx Wiki

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

Core VersionVivado Tools Version IP ChangelogIP PatchesSoftware Driver Patches
v2.0 (Rev. 7)2017.3(Xilinx Answer 69903)(Xilinx Answer 70174)
v2.0 (Rev. 6)2017.2(Xilinx Answer 69326)
v2.0 (Rev. 5)2017.1(Xilinx Answer 69055)
v2.0 (Rev. 4)2016.4(Xilinx Answer 68369)(Xilinx Answer 68685) - DisplayPort
v2.0 (Rev. 3)2016.3(Xilinx Answer 68021)
v2.0 (Rev. 2)2016.2(Xilinx Answer 67345)(Xilinx Answer 68151)(Xilinx Answer 68152) - HDMI
(Xilinx Answer 67924) - DisplayPort
v2.0 (Rev. 1)2016.1(Xilinx Answer 66930)
v2.02015.4(Xilinx Answer 66004)(Xilinx Answer 66520)

General Guidance
The table below provides Answer Records for general guidance when using the LogiCORE Video PHY Controller.

Article NumberArticle Title
N/AN/A

Known and Resolved Issues

The following tables 3 and 4 provides known issues for the LogiCORE Video PHY Controller, starting with v2.0, 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.

Table 3: IP

Article NumberArticle TitleVersion FoundVersion Resolved
(Xilinx Answer 70169)Why does the HDMI RX Subsystem v3.0 fail when a design has both HDMI and DisplayPort subsystems?v2.0 (Rev. 7)N/A
(Xilinx Answer 69626)Why do the settings reset to the defaults when updating the Vivado 2016.2 Video PHY Controller v2.0 (Rev. 2) to a later version?v2.0 (Rev. 3)v2.0 (Rev. 7)
(Xilinx Answer 68935)Why does the Polarity Swapping register setting not seem to have any effect?v2.0 (Rev. 5)v2.0 (Rev. 6)
(Xilinx Answer 68781)Why does it takes a long time to get the XVPHY_INTR_TXALIGNDONE event?v2.0 (Rev. 4)v2.0 (Rev. 5)
(Xilinx Answer 68431)How do I use the DP159 forwarded clock for 1.62 Gbps for the Kintex UltraScale parts? v2.0v2.0 (Rev. 5)
(Xilinx Answer 68156)Why does the HDMI Receiver Subsystem fail HDCP authentication with some Samsung Blu-Ray Players?v2.0v2.0 (Rev. 4)
(Xilinx Answer 67966)Transceiver width gets ignored when the RX/TX protocol type gets changed from DisplayPort to None when using a Tcl script to instance the IP in Block Designv2.0v2.0 (Rev. 5)
(Xilinx Answer 66989)Why do I get critical warning on GT placement when multiple Video PHY Controllers are used in different Block Designs?v2.0v2.0 (Rev. 3)
(Xilinx Answer 66691)Why do I get a critical warning about parts of the NI-DRU being redefined when using UHD-SDI XAPPs and the HDMI RX Subsystem with the Video PHY Controller in the same design?v2.0N/A
(Xilinx Answer 66538)Why does the Video PHY Controller throw an error and fail to generate when selecting a HDMI TX or HDMI RX only configuration?v2.0v2.0 (Rev. 1)
(Xilinx Answer 66537)How do I modify the output of the Video PHY for my design, if the output is encrypted when generating and HDMI PHY for the 7 Series GTX?v2.0v2.0 (Rev. 1)


Table 4: Software Driver

Article NumberArticle TitleVersion FoundVersion Resolved
(Xilinx Answer 66545)Why do I see link quality issues at 4Kp60 for a HDMI Receiver using 7 Series GTX?v2.0v2.0 (Rev. 1)

Revision History:

11/20/2017Added (Xilinx Answer 70169), (Xilinx Answer 70174) and updated resolved issues.
10/04/2017Added v2.0 (Rev. 7) to Version Table
08/16/2017Added v2.0 (Rev. 6) to Version Table and (Xilinx Answer 69626)
04/05/2017Added v2.0 (Rev. 5) to Version Table and (Xilinx Answer 68935)
02/27/2017Added (Xilinx Answer 68781)
02/07/2017Added (Xilinx Answer 68431)
12/14/2016Added v2.0 (Rev. 2), v2.0 (Rev. 3) and v2.0 (Rev. 4) to Version Table and (Xilinx Answer 68156), (Xilinx Answer 66520), (Xilinx Answer 68151), (Xilinx Answer 68152) and (Xilinx Answer 67924)
09/29/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 67966)
04/18/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 66989)
04/06/2016Added v2.0 (Rev. 1) to Version Table
02/23/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 66537), (Xilinx Answer 66538), (Xilinx Answer 66545), and (Xilinx Answer 66691)
11/24/2015Initial Release

Linked Answer Records

Master Answer Records

Child Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
66520 LogiCORE Video PHY Controller v2.0 - Patch Updates for the Video PHY Controller N/A N/A
66537 LogiCORE Video PHY Controller v2.0 - How do I modify the output of the Video PHY for my design, if the output is encrypted when generating an HDMI PHY for the 7 Series GTX? N/A N/A
66545 LogiCORE Video PHY Controller v2.0 - Why do I see link quality issues at 4Kp60 for a HDMI Receiver using 7 Series GTX? N/A N/A
66538 LogiCORE Video PHY Controller v2.0 - Why does the Video PHY Controller throw error "ERROR: [Ipptcl 7-5] XIT evaluation error: File already exists:" when selecting HDMI TX/RX only configuration? N/A N/A
66691 LogiCORE Video PHY Controller v2.0 - Why do I get a critical warning about parts of the NI-DRU being redefined when using UHD-SDI XAPPs and the HDMI RX Subsystem with the Video PHY Controller in the same design? N/A N/A
67966 LogiCORE Video PHY Controller v2.0 - Transceiver width is ignored when RX/TX protocol type is changed from DisplayPort to None when using a Tcl script to instantiate the IP in Block Design N/A N/A
68152 2016.2 - LogiCORE Video PHY Controller Software Driver v1.1 - Patch Updates for the LogiCORE Video PHY Controller Software Driver v1.1 N/A N/A
67924 LogiCORE Video PHY Controller, Software Driver v1.1 - Video PHY Controller Software Driver v1.1 Patch Download N/A N/A
68156 2016.2 HDMI Receiver Subsystem v2.0 - Video PHY Controller v2.0 - Why does the HDMI Receiver Subsystem fail HDCP authentication with some Samsung Blu-Ray Players? N/A N/A
68781 LogiCORE Video PHY Controller v2.0 (Rev. 4) - HDMI Transmitter (TX) Subsystem v2.0 (Rev. 3) - Why does it takes a long time to get the XVPHY_INTR_TXALIGNDONE event? N/A N/A
68935 LogiCORE Video PHY Controller v2.0 (Rev. 5) - Why does the Polarity Swapping register setting not seem to have any effect? N/A N/A
69626 LogiCORE Video PHY Controller v2.0 (Rev. 3) - Why are the settings reset to the defaults when updating the Vivado 2016.2 Video PHY Controller v2.0 (Rev. 2) to a later version? N/A N/A
68639 Design Advisory for DisplayPort RX/TX Subsystems and LogiCORE Video PHY Controller - 7 Series GTHE2 and GTPE2 device support removed N/A N/A
70169 LogiCORE Video PHY Controller - Why does the HDMI RX Subsystem v3.0 fail when a design has both HDMI and DisplayPort subsystems? N/A N/A
70174 2017.3 - LogiCORE Video PHY Controller, Software Driver v1.6 - LogiCORE Video PHY Controller Software Driver v1.6 Patch Download N/A N/A

Associated Answer Records

AR# 57842
Date 11/22/2017
Status Active
Type Release Notes
IP
  • DisplayPort
  • HDMI
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