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AR# 71754

Alveo Data Center Accelerator Card - Custom Flow - General Information and Known Issues

Description

This Answer Record includes the following:

  • General Information
  • Known and Resolved Issues

This information is provided in direct relation to the Vivado Platform Board Flow in IP Integrator and Vivado designs created for the Alveo Data Center Accelerator Cards.

For more information, card specific Release Notes, and SDAccel Deployment and Development for Alveo Data Center Accelerator Cards, please visit (Xilinx Answer 71752).

 

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Please seek technical support via the Alveo Data Center Accelerator Cards Board. The Xilinx Forums are a great resource for technical support. 

The entire Xilinx Community is available to help here, and you can ask questions and collaborate with Xilinx experts to get the solutions you need.

Solution

The following articles provide design assistance and guidelines for various topics when creating and loading a custom design for the Alveo Data Center Accelerator Cards built in Vivado.

Table 1: Getting Started Articles

Answer Record
Title
(Xilinx Answer 71756) Alveo Data Center Accelerator Card - Custom Flow - Bitstream constraints and generating PROM file
(Xilinx Answer 71763)
Alveo Data Center Accelerator Card - Custom Flow - Flash Programming through USB-JTAG (Micro USB) interface

 

Table 2: Known Issues

 

Answer Record Title Version Found Version Resolved
(Xilinx Answer 72926) Alveo Data Center Accelerator Card - U280 - Custom Flow - Pin D32 must be driven to '0' Vivado 2019.1 - SC FW v.4.2.0  

 

Table 3: Troubleshoot and Recovery Articles

Answer Record
Title
(Xilinx Answer 71757) Alveo Data Center Accelerator Card - Reverting card to factory image
(Xilinx Answer 71761)
Alveo Data Center Accelerator Card - Card no longer appears in xbutil after loading custom design
(Xilinx Answer 71797)
Alveo Data Center Accelerator Card - Custom Flow - ERROR: [Labtools 27-3347] Flash Programming Unsuccessful: SPI flash sector at address 0x0000 is locked for erase/program.

 

Table 4: Design Guidance

Answer Record
Title

(Xilinx Answer 71981)

Alveo Data Center Accelerator Card - Custom Flow - Ethernet IP usage via QSFP ports

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Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
71752 Alveo Data Center Accelerator Card - Known Issues and General Information N/A N/A
AR# 71754
Date 10/11/2019
Status Active
Type Known Issues
Boards & Kits
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