Useful Documentation & Links

This page presents a set of useful links to the Systems-on-the-Chip digital design relevant resources. 

Documentation 

Arithmetic circuits statistics, comparison:
http://www.ce.chalmers.se/research/proj/arithdb/ 

 VHDL Language Reference
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/iel5/7180/19335/00893288.pdf 

HDL Coding Practices to Accelerate Design Performance
http://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/white_papers/wp231.pdf 

Saving Costs with the SRL16E
http://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/white_papers/wp271.pdf 

Make your Design Up to 50% Smaller
http://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/white_papers/wp275.pdf 

Make your Design reusable
reusable_vhdl.pdf

XST User Guide
http://toolbox.xilinx.com/docsan/xilinx92/books/docs/xst/xst.pdf

Wishbone Open Source SoC Bus Specifications ver. B3
wishbone_specifications_b3.pdf

CoreConnect IBM SoC Bus Specifications
http://www.idt.mdh.se/kurser/ct3410/ibm_cc_2_9/crcn.html

Programming Xilinx FPGAs using Linux shell and Makefile
Xilinx FPGAs programming using Linux shell and Makefile HOWTO

 

Cores

Wishbone compliant VHDL Cores
http://opencores.org/...

Getting opencores from CVS
CVSROOT = :pserver:anonymous@cvs.opencores.org:/cvsroot/anonymous
cvs login
cvs -z9 co core_name

 

 

Partial Reconfiguration of Xilinx FPGAs

Xilinx development system reference guide, Two Chapters: Modular Design, Partial Reconfiguration
modular_design_and_partial_reconfigu.pdf

Two Flows for Partial Reconfiguration. Xilinx Note 290
xapp290-1.pdf

Module-based dynamic partial reconfiguration. Tutorial & Presentation(another example)
DPRtutorial.pdf dprt_rs232.pdf