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Aurora SwitchKitTM

  Features:     Description:
  • From 2 to 24 Aurora ports, any mix of lane configurations.
  • Aurora Protocol Specification version 1.3 compliant.
  • Optional credit based flow-control scheme for congestion handling.
  • Supports 8, 10, 12, 14 or 16-bit source and destination IDs.
  • Multicast port group support.
  • Aggregate port group support for trunking and load balancing applications.
  • Supports four or eight traffic priority levels.
  • Supports optional error detection and logging.
  • Optional Error Detection And Correction (EDAC) on all memory structures.

The switch provides wire-speed, non-blocking connectivity between Aurora link layer ports. The Switch Management Block supports in-band accesses to internal registers, as well as generating error and status event notification messages.

The switch core interfaces to Aurora interface cores through 16, 32, or 64-bit LocaLink interfaces. The Aurora link layer interface cores are generated by the ISE 8.1i Core Generator tool, and encapsulated with a Praesum supplied wrapper. Figure 1 illustrates the overall architecture of the switch.

    Supported Standards:

Lite Transport Layer Specification
Aurora Protocol Specification

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Aurora SwitchKit Block Diagram