AR# 67896


MIPI CSI-2 Transmitter Subsystem - Release Notes and Known Issues for the Vivado 2016.3 tool and later versions


This answer record contains the Release Notes and Known Issues for the MIPI CSI-2 Transmitter (TX) Subsystem and includes the following:

  • General Information
  • Known and Resolved Issues
  • Revision History

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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 the Xilinx SDK
  • Standalone Software Drivers - Github Software Driver Repo

Version Table

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

Table 1: Version

Core VersionVivado Tools VersionIP Change logIP Patches
v2.22020.2(Xilinx Answer 75786) 
v2.12020.1(Xilinx Answer 73626) 
v2.0 (Rev 7)2019.2(Xilinx Answer 72923) 
v2.0 (Rev 6)2019.1.1(Xilinx Answer 72494)(Xilinx Answer 72562)
v2.0 (Rev 5)2019.1(Xilinx Answer 72242) 
v2.0 (Rev 4)2018.3(Xilinx Answer 71806) 
v2.0 (Rev 3)2018.2(Xilinx Answer 71212) 
v2.0 (Rev. 2)2018.1(Xilinx Answer 70699) 
v2.0 (Rev. 1)2017.4(Xilinx Answer 70386) 
v2.02017.3(Xilinx Answer 69903) 
v1.0 (Rev. 3)2017.2(Xilinx Answer 69326) 
v1.0 (Rev. 2)2017.1(Xilinx Answer 69055)(Xilinx Answer 69173)
v1.0 (Rev. 1)2016.4(Xilinx Answer 68369) 
v1.02016.3(Xilinx Answer 68021) 

General Guidance

The table below provides Answer Records for general guidance when using the MIPI CSI-2 Transmitter (TX) Subsystem.

Table 2: General Guidance

Article NumberArticle Title
(Xilinx Answer 72563)Why is Controller Ready not getting asserted when Deskew transmission is enabled for the MIPI CSI-2 TX Subsystem?
(Xilinx Answer 72018)Why can the first Start-of-Frame (SoF) not be received by MIPI CSI-2 RX in the simulation?
(Xilinx Answer 72082)MIPI CSI-2 Transmitter Subsystem sends 0x0000 as a checksum (CRC) during blanking period
(Xilinx Answer 69525)How is the Frame End generated?
(Xilinx Answer 69474)Why does the MIPI CSI-2 Transmitter Subsystem not send all of the data (Image data and/or Embedded non-image data) when a longer packet length setting is selected?

Known and Resolved Issues

The following table provides known issues for the MIPI CSI-2 Transmitter (TX) Subsystem, starting with v1.0, initially released in Vivado 2016.3.

Note: The "Version Found" column lists the version where 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 69250)Why is the MIPI TX Clock/Data relationship not center-aligned for some line-rate configurations?v1.0 (Rev. 2)N/A

Table 4: Software Drivers

Article NumberArticle TitleVersion FoundVersion Resolved
(Xilinx Answer 69649)Why do I receive a BSP compilation message saying there is an error in the auto generated xparameters.h file?v1.1 (Rev. 3)v2.0

Revision History:

12/10/2020Added IP version up to Vivado 2020.2
09/09/2020Added IP version up to Vivado 2020.1
11/13/2019Added IP version up to Vivado 2019.2 to the Version Table. Added (Xilinx Answer 72563), (Xilinx Answer 72562)
06/21/2019Added (Xilinx Answer 72018)
05/31/2018Added (Xilinx Answer 72082)
04/13/2018Added (Xilinx Answer 69649) and (Xilinx Answer 69525)
04/04/2018Added v2.0 (Rev. 2) to the Version Table
02/20/2018Added v2.0 and v2.0 (Rev. 1) to the Version Table
07/20/2017Added v1.0 (Rev. 3) to the Version Table and Added (Xilinx Answer 69474)
06/05/2017Added (Xilinx Answer 69250)
04/05/2017Added v1.0 (Rev. 1) and v1.0 (Rev. 2) to the Version Table
10/05/2016Initial Release



Answer Number 问答标题 问题版本 已解决问题的版本
56852 Xilinx Multimedia, Video and Imaging Solution Center - Top Issues N/A N/A



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日期 12/17/2020
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