AR# 68765


LogiCORE Video Frame Buffer Write - Release Notes and Known Issues for the Vivado 2017.1 tool and later versions


This answer record contains the Release Notes and Known Issues for the Video Frame Buffer Write 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 2017.1 and later versions.

Video Frame Buffer Write LogiCORE IP Page:

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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

  • Subsystem or IP - See the Change Log included with the core in Vivado.
  • Subsystem or IP - Click on the Change Log links below.
  • Standalone Software Drivers - See the Change Log included with the Doxygen Drivers in Xilinx SDK
  • Standalone Software Drivers - Github Software Driver Repo
  • Linux Drivers - Xilinx Wiki

Table 1: 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 ChangelogIP PatchesStandalone Software Driver PatchesPetaLinux Patches
V2.1 (Rev. 4)2020.1(Xilinx Answer 73626)(Xilinx Answer 75587)  
V2.1 (Rev. 3)2019.2(Xilinx Answer 72923)   
v2.1 (Rev. 2)2019.1(Xilinx Answer 72242)  (Xilinx Answer 72527)
v2.1 (Rev. 1)2018.3(Xilinx Answer 71806)   
v2.12018.2(Xilinx Answer 71212)   
v2.0 (Rev. 2)2018.1(Xilinx Answer 70699)   
v2.0 (Rev. 1)2017.3(Xilinx Answer 70386)   
v2.02017.2(Xilinx Answer 69903)   
v1.02017.1(Xilinx Answer 69055)   

Table 2: General Guidance:

The table below provides Answer Records for general guidance when using the Video Frame Buffer Write.

Article NumberArticle Title
(Xilinx Answer 72247)The status of my core looks good, why is it not moving data?
(Xilinx Answer 72543)When should I use the VDMA and when should I use the Video Frame Buffer?

Known and Resolved Issues:

The following table provides known issues for Video Frame Buffer Write, starting with v1.0, initially released in Vivado 2017.1.

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 75587)Why am I unable to capture XY10 data using XYAVTA tool?v2.1N/A
(Xilinx Answer 70421)Why do I see synthesis failures when using a Windows OS for synthesis?v2.0N/A
(Xilinx Answer 69002)Why does the Video Frame Write sometimes issue a write request to the AXI-MM interface even when there is no data to write?v1.0N/A


Table 4: Standalone Software:

Article NumberArticle TitleVersion Found


Table 5: Linux Software

Article NumberArticle TitleVersion Found
(Xilinx Answer 72529)Why do I see reduced performance when using the Video Frame Buffer with the VCU to encode multiple interlaced streams?2019.1


Revision History:

09/11/2020Added (Xilinx Answer 75587)
09/04/2020Added v2.1 (Rev 4) to the Version table and (Xilinx Answer 73626)
10/31/2019Added v2.1 (Rev 3) to the Version table and (Xilinx Answer 72923)
07/16/2019Added v2.1 (Rev. 2) to the Version Table and (Xilinx Answer 72543)
12/05/2018Added v2.1 and v2.1 (Rev. 1) to the Version Table
04/17/2018Added v2.0 (Rev. 2) to the Version Table
02/16/2018Added v2.0 and v2.0 (Rev. 1) to the Version Table and (Xilinx Answer 70241).
04/05/2017Initial Release

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Associated Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
68764 LogiCORE Video Frame Buffer Read - Release Notes and Known Issues for the Vivado 2017.1 tool and later versions N/A N/A
AR# 68765
Date 12/09/2020
Status Active
Type Release Notes
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