SPI VIP (Serial Packet Interface Verification IP)
The SPI VIP (Serial Packet Interface) is a highly flexible and configurable verification IP that can be easily integrated into any SOC verification environment. Supporting UVM, this SPI VIP is part of the asureVIP portfolio of implementation-proven VIP offerings.

The SPI VIP provides capability to communicate over SPI bus with the SPI transactor comprising a synthesizable hardware component written in System Verilog and a software part written in C++ and System Verilog. The VIP comes with a UVM Monitor for checking the conformance of the design with the technical specifications, performing the protocol checks and reporting compliance errors.

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  • VIP: SPI
  • Compliance: OIF-SPI-4-02.1
  • Language: System Verilog, C or C++
  • Methodology: UVM 1.1
  • Simulators: Cadence Incisive, Mentor Questa, Aldec Riviera-PRO

SPI VIP Deliverables

  • SPI 4.2 VIP
  • Sample Testbench Integrated with proven XILINX SPI CORE
  • Sample Scoreboard
  • Sample Virtual Sequencer
  • VIP User Guide

Technical Specifications

The SPI VIP supports:

  • Point-to-Point Connection (i.e., between single PHY and single Link Layer device)
  • Support for 256 ports
  • 16 bits wide Transmit / Receive Data Path
  • In-band port address
  • Start / End-of-packet indication
  • Error-control code
  • Supports randomization of training sequence
  • Supports SOP spacing
  • Transmit / Receive FIFO Status Interface
  • 2-bit parallel FIFO Status indication

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