Step 2: Adding an IBERT Core to the Vivado Project - 2023.2 English

Vivado Design Suite Tutorial: Programming and Debugging (UG936)

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  1. In the Flow Navigator, click IP Catalog.

    The IP catalog opens.

  2. In the search field of the IP catalog type IBERT, to display the IBERT 7 series GTX IP.

  3. Double-click IBERT 7 series GTX IP. This brings up the customization GUI for the IBERT.
  4. In the Customize IP dialog box, choose the following options in the Protocol Definition tab:
    1. Type the name of the component in the Component Name field. In this case, leave the name as the default name, ibert_7series_gtx_0.
    2. Ensure that the Silicon Version is selected as General ES/Production.
    3. Ensure that the Number of Protocols option is set to 1.
    4. Change the LineRate (Gb/s) to 8.
    5. Change DataWidth to 40.
    6. Change Refclk (MHz) to 125.
    7. Ensure that the Quad Count is set to 2.
    8. Ensure Quad PLL box is selected.

  5. Under the Protocol Selection tab, update the following selections:
    1. For GTX Location QUAD_117, in the Protocol Selected column, click the pull-down menu and select Custom 1 / 8 Gbps. This should automatically populate Refclk Selection to MGTREFCLK0 117 and TXUSRCLK Source to Channel 0.
    2. For GTX Location QUAD_118, do the following:
      1. In the Protocol Selected column, click the pull-down menu and select Custom 1 / 8 Gbps.
      2. In the Refclk Selection column, change the value to MGTREFCLK0 117.
      3. In the TXUSRCLK Source column, change the value to Channel 0.

  6. Click the Clock Settings tab and make the following changes for both QUAD_117 and QUAD_118:
    1. Leave the Source column at its default value of External.
    2. Change the I/O Standard column to DIFF SSTL15.
    3. Change the P Package Pin to AD12.
    4. Change the N Package Pin to AD11.
    5. Leave the Frequency (MHz) at its default value of 200.00.

  7. Click the Summary tab and ensure that the content matches the following figure, click OK.

  8. When the Generate Output Products dialog box opens, click Generate.

  9. In the Sources window, right-click the IP, and select Open IP Example Design.

  10. In the Open IP Example Design dialog box, and specify the location of your project directory. Ensure that the Overwrite existing example project is selected and click OK.
    Note: This opens a new instance of Vivado IDE with the new example design opened.