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AR# 54669

10-Gigabit Ethernet PCS/PMA (10GBASE-R/10GBASE-KR) - Release Notes and Known Issues for Vivado 2013.1 and newer tool versions


This answer record contains the Release Notes and Known Issues for the 10-Gigabit Ethernet PCS/PMA (10GBASE-R/10GBASE-KR) 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 2013.1 and newer tool versions.
Please reference XTP025 - IP Release Notes Guide for past known issue logs and ISE support information.

LogiCORE 10-Gigabit Ethernet PCS/PMA (10GBASE-R/10GBASE-KR) Core IP Pages:


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 design tools.

Version Table

This table correlates the core version to the first Vivado design tools release version in which it was included.

Vivado Tool
v6.0 2015.1
v5.0 (Rev. 2) 2014.4.1
v5.0 (Rev. 1) 2014.4
v5.0 2014.3
v4.1 (Rev. 1) 2014.2
v4.1 (Rev. 1) 2014.1
v4.1 2013.4
v4.0 2013.3
v3.0 (Rev. 2)
(Xilinx Answer 58656)
v3.0 (Rev. 1) 2013.2
v3.0 2013.1
v2.6 2012.4
v2.5 2012.3
v2.4 2012.2
v2.3 2012.1

General Guidance

The table below provides answer records for general guidance when using the LogiCORE 10-Gigabit Ethernet PCS/PMA core.

Answer Record Title
(Xilinx Answer 38279) Ethernet IP Solution Center
(Xilinx Answer 55077) Ethernet IP Cores - Design Hierarchy in Vivado

Known and Resolved Issues

The following table provides known issues for the 10-Gigabit Ethernet PCS/PMA core, starting with v3.0, initially released in the Vivado 2013.1 tool.

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.

Answer Record Title Version
(Xilinx Answer 64123)
UltraScale GTH - 10GBASEKR - Auto-Negotiation/Link training Occasionally takes extra time to complete v5.0 See AR
(Xilinx Answer 63961) UltraScale GTH - 10GBASEKR - Attribute Update needed if using Auto-Negotiation v5.0 v6.0
(Xilinx Answer 59911) GTRXRESET is required if RX Serial Data is lost v4.1 v4.1 (Rev. 1)
(Xilinx Answer 59910) PMA or PCS Reset during MDIO transaction could result in missed operation v4.1 v4.1 (Rev. 1)
(Xilinx Answer 59904) 10GBASE-KR - Verilog - Auto Negotiation - Configuration Vector - Link Training does not start automatically v4.1 v4.1 (Rev. 1)
(Xilinx Answer 58069) Configuration Vector - 125us timer not initialized correctly in example design v2.6 v4.1
(Xilinx Answer 57987) 10GBASE-KR Support NA NA
(Xilinx Answer 58660) Update needed to Synchronizer logic, block lock sometimes does not go high for 10GBASE-KR v3.0 v3.0 (Rev 2)
(Xilinx Answer 58412) Update to RXRESETTIME transceiver CDR lock timer values v3.0 v3.0 (Rev 2)
(Xilinx Answer 58659) Period constraint update for the dclk in the Out-of-Context XDC file v3.0 (Rev. 1) v3.0 (Rev 2)
(Xilinx Answer 57847) Update to RX Elastic Buffer to avoid possible underflow, latency increased v2.6 v4.0
(Xilinx Answer 56332) Virtex-7 GTH - QPLL Attribute Updates for Production Silicon v3.0 v4.0
(Xilinx Answer 55676) 7-Series - PRBS31 - DRP access to the GTX transceiver PRBS31 error counter could interfere with MDIO interface if used v3.0 v3.0 (Rev. 1)
(Xilinx Answer 55728) 7-Series - PRBS31 - Core DRP access to the GTH transceiver PRBS31 error counter should not be used v3.0 v3.0 (Rev. 1)
(Xilinx Answer 55235) 10GBASE-KR - Auto Negotiation with no FEC - Marginal timing seen v3.0 v3.0 (Rev. 1)
(Xilinx Answer 52531) 7 Series - Timing errors sometimes seen on path to and from Transceiver v2.5 v3.0 (Rev. 1)
(Xilinx Answer 55236) 10GBASE-KR - Auto Negotiation Next Pages sometimes ignored v2.6 v3.0
(Xilinx Answer 53443) 7 Series - TX FAULT and Signal Detect inputs from SFP do not need to connected to both rx and tx reset logic v2.6 v3.0
(Xilinx Answer 52611) 7 Series - GTH Transceivers - Updated RXCDR attribute for targeting GES silicon v2.6 v3.0

Revision History

04/03/2013 - Initial release
12/09/2013 - Added 58656, 58659, and 58660




AR# 54669
日期 04/30/2015
状态 Active
Type 版本说明
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2013.1
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2013.2
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2013.3
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet PCS-PMA with FEC/Auto-Negotiation for backplanes (10GBASE-KR)
  • Ten Gigabit Ethernet PCS/PMA