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AR# 64119

Vivado DSP Tools (System Generator for DSP) (2015.1) - Release Notes and Known Issues

Description

This answer record contains the Release Notes and Known Issues for System Generator for DSP 2015.1.

Solution

Installation instructions and a list of the Release Notes and Known Issues in System Generator for DSP 2015.1 tools are included in this answer record.

A successful installation of Vivado Design Suite 2015.1 will change your design tools version number to 2015.1.

Release Notes and New Features in System Generator for DSP 2015.1

For a list and description of the new features and Release Notes in the 2015.1 tools, see (UG973) Vivado Design Suite User Guide - Release Notes, Installation and Licensing

http://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/sw_manuals/xilinx2015_1/ug973-vivado-release-notes-install-license.pdf

Please be sure to read the documentation as it answers questions that you might have about changes to the functionality or the look-and-feel from previous versions of System Generator for DSP.

The Vivado Design Suite User Guide - Model-Based DSP Design using System Generator is accessible in PDF format at: 

http://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/sw_manuals/xilinx2015_1/ug897-vivado-sysgen-user.pdf.

For System Generator for DSP Release Notes for other versions, see (Xilinx Answer 29595).

Note: For Vivado Design Suite Model Based DSP Designs using System Generator from 2013.1 and supported OS and MATLAB versions, please see (Xilinx Answer 55830).

General

(Xilinx Answer 53806) Vivado System Generator - How can I use the legacy designs in Vivado Sysgen?
(Xilinx Answer 52571) Vivado System Generator - Does Vivado Sysgen use CoreGen or IP Catalog in the backend?
(Xilinx Answer 47623) Vivado DSP Tools - System Generator for DSP 2012.1 - Why do I get critical warnings on pin locations and constraints not applied for a model in a design with multiple unique Sysgen submodules?
(Xilinx Answer 52330) Vivado System Generator - How do I configure MATLAB with Vivado System Generator?
(Xilinx Answer 58441) System generator for DSP 2013.3 -xlTimingAnalysis error
(Xilinx Answer 58175) 2013.3 Sysgen - IP Packager flow does not provide zipped packaged IP
(Xilinx Answer 60311) Vivado System Generator - When does Vivado System Generator check out the license?
(Xilinx Answer 56042) 2013.1 Vivado System Generator - Migrating from Vivado 2012.4 to 2013.1 will lead to different pinout on the HDL generated, no CE pin created in 2013.1
(Xilinx Answer 53961) Vivado Sysgen - Several synthesis errors occur when using the IP Packager flow in Vivado if the path length exceeds 256 characters
(Xilinx Answer 57604) Why is the fractional width on the "reload_tdata_data" port no longer dynamic in the FIR Compiler?

Resolved Issues

(Xilinx Answer 63652) 2014.4 SysGen - Xilinx blocksets missing from Simulink Library Browser
(Xilinx Answer 63516) 2014.x Vivado Sysgen does not work when targeting UltraScale devices when 7 Series devices were not installed
(Xilinx Answer 63044) 2014.3/4 Vivado Sysgen - Tactical Patch for Sysgen crashing due to webtalk issue when Vivado Simulator is called
(Xilinx Answer 62803) 2014.3 Vivado Sysgen - Concat feature within the DSP48E1 and DSP48 Macro 3.0 does not work as expected in simulation --> DSP48E1 block still affected in 2014.4
(Xilinx Answer 63289) Vivado Sysgen 2014.4 - Why is the CORDIC IP magnitude output always 0 when translate function is selected when running Sysgen simulation?
(Xilinx Answer 62803) 2014.3 Vivado Sysgen - Concat feature within the DSP48E1 and DSP48 Macro 3.0 does not work as expected in simulation --> DSP48 Macro only fixed in 2015.1

Known Issues

(Xilinx Answer 63297) 2014.3/2014.4 Vivado Sysgen - Tactical Patch for errors "All Xilinx Blocks must be contained in a level of hierarchy with a System Generator Token." caused by DocBlock issue
(Xilinx Answer 62345) Vivado Sysgen - On some Redhat 6.x machines, generation of a model fails returning an error related to BLAS loading error
(Xilinx Answer 62328) Vivado Sysgen - When MYVIVADO environment variable is set, Vivado Sysgen can produce errors when trying to open and modify Xilinx blocks or the Sysgen token
(Xilinx Answer 61003) 2014.1 Vivado Sysgen - ModelSim block produces an STL library error loading librdi_sysgen_mti_fli_controller.so
(Xilinx Answer 58837) 2013.3 Vivado Sysgen - ModelSim block produces errors in ModelSim console: can't read "vsimPriv(windowmgr)": no such element in array / # ** Error: Tree does not exist
(Xilinx Answer 58569) Vivado 2013.3 Sysgen - Unable to make recursive copy for the .mdl file
(Xilinx Answer 58836) 2013.3 Vivado Sysgen - Blackbox block failing behavioral simulation with Data Mismatches for both VHDL and Verilog

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AR# 64119
Date Created 03/31/2015
Last Updated 10/01/2015
Status Active
Type Release Notes
Tools
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2015.1