AR# 47915


Design Advisory Master Answer Record for Zynq-7000 SoC Devices


The Zynq-7000 devices are documented in the Zynq data sheet, technical reference manual and other documents.

Important design advisories and other considerations that transcend these documents are listed here.

The source point for technical content begins in the Xilinx Zynq-7000 SoC Solution Center (Xilinx Answer 52512).


Design Advisories Alerted on March 15th, 2021

(Xilinx Answer 76201)Design Advisory for Zynq-7000 SoC: Buffer Overflow in the BootROM NAND Driver[SECURITY]

Design Advisories Alerted on March 8th, 2021

(Xilinx Answer 76125)Design Advisory for Zynq-7000 SoC and Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC/RFSoC: 2020.3 (and previous) Bootgen fails to replace the old authentication key files with new authentication key files generated using the ‘-generate_keys’ option[SECURITY]
(Xilinx Answer 76171)Design Advisory: Xilinx recommends that the user generate their own keys for fielded systems and provide those keys to the development tools.[SECURITY]

Design Advisories Alerted on September 17th, 2018
(Xilinx Answer 71437)Design Advisory for Zynq-7000: 2018.2 (and earlier) U-Boot does not authenticate the partition header.[SECURITY]
(Xilinx Answer 71436)Design Advisory for Zynq-7000: 2018.2 (and earlier) U-Boot does not use the PPK verified by BootROM and stored in OCM when loading partitions.[SECURITY]

Design Advisories Alerted on August 6th, 2018


(Xilinx Answer 71225)Design Advisory for Zynq-7000: FSBL authenticates the boot image in external DDR[SECURITY]
(Xilinx Answer 71292)Design Advisory for Zynq-7000: FSBL performs the security operations on the partitions based on the content of the partition headers.[SECURITY]

Design Advisories Alerted on April 9th, 2018

(Xilinx Answer 70537)Design Advisory for Zynq-7000 SoC RSVDGND Pin and PL STARTUPE2 Primitive Requirements in all ISE versions and Vivado 2017.2 and earlier versions


Design Advisories Alerted on November 1st, 2016

(Xilinx Answer 68006)Design Advisory for Xilinx Design Tools (Vivado, SDAccel, SDSoC) 2016.1 and 2016.2 write_bitstream - Multi-threading might cause configuration memory cells to be set incorrectly


Design Advisory Alerted on August 8, 2016

(Xilinx Answer 66871)7 Series FPGA and Zynq-7000 SoC HR I/O Transition during power-on

Design Advisory Alerted on November 2, 2015

(Xilinx Answer 65688)Design Advisory for Zynq-7000 PS DDR: High temperature derating may be insufficient for LPDDR2 DRAM

Design Advisory Alerted on October 19, 2015

(Xilinx Answer 65145) Design Advisory for Zynq-7000 PS DDR- DDR3 CKE deassertion time is too short

Design Advisory Alerted on September 14, 2015

(Xilinx Answer 65240)Design Advisory for Zynq-7000 SoC: Power-On/-Off Sequence Requirements for PS eFUSE Integrity

Design Advisory Alerted on February 23, 2015


(Xilinx Answer 63149)Design Advisory for Zynq-7000 SoC: Secure Lockdown triggered by PS_POR_B reset sequence



Design Advisory Alerted on June 23, 2014

(Xilinx Answer 60848)Design Advisory for Zynq-7000 SoC: Static Memory Controller, Parallel (SRAM/NOR) Interface 64MB configuration issues


Design Advisory Alerted on June 2, 2014

(Xilinx Answer 60454)Design Advisory Zynq-7000 PS DDR Controller - DDR IO's are not properly configured in ISE/EDK and Vivado 2013.3 and earlier


Design Advisory Alerted on April 28, 2014

(Xilinx Answer 59999)Design Advisory for Zynq-7000 SoC, eMMC - JEDEC standard 4.41 requires input hold tie of 3 ns.

Design Advisories Alerted on December 9, 2013

(Xilinx Answer 57930)Design Advisory for Zynq-7000 SoC - Boundary Scan test fails when VMODE is set to 1.8V
(Xilinx Answer 58694)Design Advisory for Zynq-7000 SoC - Updated UG933 may require additional decoupling capacitors in some cases


Design Advisory Alerted on October 14, 2013

(Xilinx Answer 57744)Design Advisory for Zynq-7000 SoC - Zynq and QSPI reset requirements when using larger than 16MB flash


Design Advisory Alerted on September 16, 2013

(Xilinx Answer 57193)Design Advisory for the Artix-7, Kintex-7, Virtex-7, Zynq-7000 Packaging - The 7 Series Thermal Resistance Values (Theta-JA, Theta-JB, and Theta-JC) are being updated with more accurate values, many of which are substantially changed


Design Advisory Alerted on June 24, 2013

(Xilinx Answer 56195)Design Advisory for Zynq-7000 SoC - Why does a design that worked with ES silicon now fail to boot with production silicon?


Design Advisories Alerted on February 18, 2013

(Xilinx Answer 47916)Answer Records related to errata items: Zynq-7000 SoC Devices - Silicon Revision Differences
(Xilinx Answer 53450)Design Advisory for Zynq-7000 SoC, USB - ULPI interface requires input hold time of 1 ns
(Xilinx Answer 54190)Design Advisory for Zynq-7000 SoC, APU - L2 cache Operation Requires Programming of the slcr.L2C_RAM Register
(Xilinx Answer 54195)Design Advisory for Zynq-7000 VCCPLL Sensitivity


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Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
47864 Zynq-7000 SoC ZC702 Evaluation Kit - Known Issues and Release Notes Master Answer Record N/A N/A
AR# 47915
Date 04/07/2021
Status Active
Type Design Advisory
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