AR# 71341

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Soft-Decision FEC (SDFEC) Integrated Block v1.1 - Patch updates for Soft-Decision FEC (SDFEC) Integrated Block v1.1 in Vivado 2018.1

Description

This answer record contains patch updates for Soft-Decision FEC (SDFEC) Integrated Block v1.1 in Vivado 2018.1.

It will no longer be needed in Vivado 2018.3 and later versions.

Solution

Fixed Issue :
(Xilinx Answer 71362)incorrect values in sd_fec_0_code_table.mif when it is generated in Windows OS.

INSTALLATION:

METHOD 1: (Vivado 2014.4 and later only)

  1. Navigate to the $XILINX_VIVADO/patches directory (Linux) or C:\Xilinx\Vivado\<vivado_version>\patches (Windows) directory (create this directory if it does not exist)
  2. Extract the contents of the ".zip" archive to a directory starting with the name AR71341
    Note: most extraction tools will allow you to automatically create a directory with the same name as the zip file
  3. Run Vivado software tools from the original install location.

METHOD 2:

  1. Create a separate directory containing patched files
  2. Extract the contents of the ".zip" archive to the desired patch directory location.
  3. Set the XILINX_PATH environment variable to point to this patch directory
     i.e. set XILINX_PATH=C:\XILINX_PATH\vivado-patch-AR71341\vivado\
  4. Run Vivado software tools from the original install location.

For other known issues with the Soft-Decision FEC (SDFEC) Integrated Block, see (Xilinx Answer 70720)

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AR71341_Vivado_2018_1_preliminary_rev1.zip 8 MB ZIP

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AR# 71341
Date 07/27/2018
Status Active
Type General Article
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