Change log

Table of Contents

Version 1.4

Image release: pynq_z1_image_2016_02_10

Documentation updated: 10 Feb 2017

  • Xilinx Linux kernel upgraded to 4.6.0

  • Added Linux Packages
    • Python3.6
    • iwconfig
    • iwlist
    • microblaze-gcc
  • New Python Packages
    • asyncio
    • uvloop
    • transitions
    • pygraphviz
    • pyeda
  • Updated Python Pacakges
    • pynq
    • Jupyter Notebook Extension added
    • IPython upgraded to support Python 3.6
    • pip
  • Other changes
    • Jupyter extensions
    • reveal.js updated
    • update_pynq.sh
    • wavedrom.js
  • Base overlay changes
    • IOP interface to DDR added (Pmod and Arduino IOP)
    • Interrupt controller from overlay to PS added. IOP GPIO connected to Interrupt controller.
    • Arduino GPIO base address has changed due to merge of GPIO into a single block. arduino_grove_ledbar and arduino_grove_buzzer compiled binaries are not backward compatible with previous Pynq overlay/image.
  • Pynq API/driver changes
    • TraceBuffer: Bit masks are not required. Only pins should be specified.
    • PL: pl_dict returns an integer type for any base address / address range.
    • Video: Video mode constants are exposed outside the class.
    • Microblaze binaries for IOP updated.
    • Xlnk driver updated to support SDx 2016.3. Removed the customized Xlnk drivers and use the libsds version.
  • Added new iop modules
    • arduino_lcd18
  • Added Notebooks
    • audio_playback (updated)
    • arduino_lcd18 (new)
    • asyncio_buttons (new)
  • Documentation changes
    • New section on peripherals and interfaces
    • New section on using peripherals in your applications
    • New section on Asyncio/Interrupts
    • New section on trace buffer

Version 1.3

Image release: pynq_z1_image_2016_09_14

Documentation updated: 16 Dec 2016

  • Added new iop modules to docs
    • Arduino Grove Color
    • Arduino Grove DLight
    • Arduino Grove Ear HR
    • Arduino Grove Finger HR
    • Arduino Grove Haptic motor
    • Arduino Grove TH02
    • Pmod Color
    • Pmod DLight
    • Pmod Ear HR
    • Pmod Finger HR
    • Pmod Haptic motor
    • Pmod TH02
  • Added USB WiFI driver