Management Interface - 9.0 English

Tri-Mode Ethernet MAC LogiCORE IP Product Guide (PG051)

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The management interface uses the industry standard AXI4-Lite to allow access to the Ethernet MAC core level. This interface is used for these operations:

  • Configuring the MAC core
  • Configuring the frame filter
  • Configuring the interrupts
  • Accessing statistics information
  • Providing access to the MDIO interface to configure Ethernet PHY devices

Table 1 describes the optional signals used by you to access the Ethernet MAC core level.

The following figures show the basic AXI4-Lite transactions supported by the MAC solution. Illegal access results in an error indication. For more information about the standard, see AMBA AXI4-Stream Protocol Specification (ARM IHI 0051A) (Arm

Figure 1. Management Register Write Timing

Figure 2. Management Register Read Timing