Article ID: 000080304 Content Type: Troubleshooting Last Reviewed: 09/05/2013

Are the SerialLite II and SerialLite III IP protocols compatible?

Environment

  • Cyclone® V SX SoC FPGA
  • Cyclone® V GT FPGA
  • Stratix® V GX FPGA
  • Cyclone® IV GX FPGA
  • Cyclone® V GX FPGA
  • Stratix® V GT FPGA
  • Stratix® V GS FPGA
  • Arria® V GZ FPGA
  • Arria® V SX SoC FPGA
  • Stratix® II GX FPGA
  • Cyclone® V ST SoC FPGA
  • Arria® V ST SoC FPGA
  • Arria® V GX FPGA
  • Arria® V GT FPGA
  • Stratix® IV GX FPGA
  • Stratix® IV GT FPGA
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Description

No, the SerialLite II and SerialLite III IPs are incompatible due the different encoding schemes used by each. SerialLite II uses 8B/10B encoding and SerialLite III uses 64B/67B encoding. Packet structure differences also prohibit compatability.

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