- KC705 uses a Marvell Ethernet PHY chip, while Genesys uses Realtek RTL8211E-VL PHY. Different PHY chip might need special configuration to make it work
- KC705 uses GMII interface between FPGA and Ethernet PHY chip, while Genesys uses RGMII. Those are two totally different interface.
REGARDING CUSTOM FPGA BOARD DEVELOPMENT
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Hello Matlab community,
For Fpga in loop with a simulink model i tried fpga custom board manager , I tried to validate the board design but following error has occured please I could not understand what its meaning and help me in this regard
"To stop the test, press "Ctrl+C" in the MATLAB console window.
Starting FPGA-in-the-Loop test ...
Generating FPGA programming file ...Passed
Programming FPGA ...Passed
Checking Ethernet connection ...Passed
Running FIL simulation ...Failed
Error:Did not receive version information from the hardware. You must have a valid connection, a compatible development board, and compatible versions of the block and FPGA programming file.
I have used xilinx partner digilent board genesys 2 board with chip KINTEX 7 325TFF900 which is similar to KC705 board please help me in this as it required for my research.
Thank you in advance,
Tao Jia on 5 May 2017
Edited: Walter Roberson on 14 Jun 2017
The Genesys 2 board is actually quite different from KC705:
Given above difference, I would recommend you to try the JTAG communication interface instead of Ethernet.
Hope this helps,