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AR# 65911

HDMI Transmitter (TX) 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 Transmitter (TX) 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 Transmitter (TX) 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 Version
v2.0 (Rev. 5)2017.2
v2.0 (Rev. 4)2017.1
v2.0 (Rev. 3)2016.4
v2.0 (Rev. 2)2016.3
v2.0 (Rev. 1)2016.2
v2.02016.1
v1.02015.4


General Guidance

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

Article NumberArticle Title
(Xilinx Answer 68801)Is there a way to force the downstream HDMI Sink to reset and re-establish a link similar to how the HDP can force the HDMI Source to retrain?
(Xilinx Answer 68526)Where can I find an HDMI RX/TX Subsystem example designs?
(Xilinx Answer 68045)Why do I get an error saying that the HDMI RX or TX Subsystem had failed to Initialize?
(Xilinx Answer 66849)Why do I get a Critical Warning when connecting a YUV 4:2:2 AXI4-Stream input to the HDMI Receiver or Transmitter Subsystems?
(Xilinx Answer 66741)Do I have 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 tables 3 and 4 provide known issues for the HDMI Transmitter (TX) 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.

Table 3: IP

Article NumberArticle TitleVersion FoundVersion Resolved
(Xilinx Answer 69427)Why do I sometimes see DDC Transaction failures when the HDMI Sink requests clock stretching?v2.0 (Rev. 5)N/A
(Xilinx Answer 68395)Why do I get a Critical Warning about an 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 67927)Why do I sometimes see failures when performing HDCP Authentication?v2.0 (Rev. 1)v2.0 (Rev. 2)
(Xilinx Answer 67323)Why is my DVI monitor having problems locking when receiving output from the HDMI Transmitter Subsystem? v1.0v2.0
(Xilinx Answer 66503)Why does the HDMI Transmitter Subsystem in XAPP1275 v1.0 fail to meet timing at 297MHz when using a Hardware Evaluation License?v1.0v2.0
(Xilinx Answer 66380)Why is the License type set to "Included" yet a Purchased license is required to generate output products?v1.0v2.0
(Xilinx Answer 66290)Why do I see problems with the Audio mapping in both 2 channel and 8 channel modes?v1.0v2.0


Table 4: Software Driver

Article NumberArticle TitleVersion FoundVersion Resolved
(Xilinx Answer 68780)How do I send custom AVI InfoFrames?v1.0N/A
(Xilinx Answer 66615)XAPP1275 - Why are the Audio Info Frames not being forward in the pass-through mode?v1.0v2.0


Revision History:
08/18/2017Added (Xilinx Answer 68801)
06/30/2017Added v2.0 (Rev. 5) to the Version Table
06/01/2017Added v2.0 (Rev. 4) to the Version Table, and (Xilinx Answer 68780)
01/13/2017Added (Xilinx Answer 68526)
12/14/2016Added v2.0 (Rev. 3) to the Version Table, (Xilinx Answer 68317) and (Xilinx Answer 68395)
10/05/2016Added v2.0 (Rev. 2) to the Version Table, and (Xilinx Answer 67927), and (Xilinx Answer 68045)
06/08/2016Added v2.0 (Rev. 1) to the Version Table, and (Xilinx Answer 67323)
04/06/2016Added v2.0 to the Version Table, and (Xilinx Answer 66849)
03/01/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 66741)
02/11/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 66615)
01/28/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 66503)
01/12/2016Added (Xilinx Answer 66380)
12/18/2015Added (Xilinx Answer 66290)
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
66290 HDMI TX Subsystem v1.0 - Why do I see problems with the Audio mapping in both 2 channel and 8 channel modes? N/A N/A
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
66503 HDMI TX Subsystem v1.0 - XAPP1275 v1.0 - Why does the HDMI TX Subsystem in XAPP1275 v1.0 fail to meet timing at 297MHz when using a Hardware Evaluation license? N/A N/A
66535 HDMI TX Subsystem v1.0 - Patch Updates for the HDMI TX Subsystem N/A N/A
66615 HDMI TX Subsystem v1.0 - XAPP1275 - Why are the Audio Info Frames not being forwarded in pass-through mode? 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
67323 HDMI Transmitter Subsystem v1.0 - Why is my DVI monitor having problems locking when receiving output from the HDMI Transmitter Subsystem? N/A N/A
68045 HDMI Transmitter (TX) / Receiver (RX) Subsystem - Software Driver - Why do get an error saying that the HDMI RX or TX Subsystem has failed to Initialize? 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
68526 HDMI RX/TX Subsystem - XAPP1275, XAPP1287 - Where can I find a HDMI RX/TX Subsystem example designs? N/A N/A
66858 Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC ZCU102 Evaluation Kit - HDMI equalizer requirement for 16nm N/A N/A
69427 HDMI Transmitter (TX) Subsystem v2.0 (Rev. 5) - Why do I sometimes see DDC Transaction failures when the HDMI Sink requests clock stretching? N/A N/A
68801 HDMI Transmitter (TX) Subsystem v2.0 - SW Driver 3.0 - Is there a way to force the downstream HDMI Sink to reset and re-establish a link similar to how the HDP can force the HDMI Source to retrain? N/A N/A

Associated Answer Records

AR# 65911
Date 10/09/2017
Status Active
Type Release Notes
IP
  • HDMI
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