MAC Requirements - 1.0 English

PCI Express PHY LogiCORE IP Product Guide (PG239)

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For the MAC to function properly with the PCIe PHY IP, it is necessary that the MAC satisfies these requirements:

  • RX lane-to-lane deskew must be handled by the PCIe MAC.
  • PCIe MAC should not depend on rxelecidle low-to-high transition.
  • RX electrical idle entry must be inferred by the PCIe MAC.
  • TX SKP OS must be 16 symbols for Gen3 and Gen4.