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USB Superspeed Peripherals

Anonymous
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ASUSTek Z87-K mainboard with Intel USB Host Controller
Windows 7 64Bit
CYUSB3014 SDK 1.3.3

Altera FPGA(EP4CE22) ==> CYUSB3014 ==> USB3.0 ==> Computer

FPGA write a low speed stream ( < 25Mbit/S ), CYUSB3014 use slfifosync example

transmit data, Streamer.exe receive data in Computer.

Under USB 3.0 mode, I change Packets per Xfer to 1 and set Xfers to Queue to 1.
Streamer.exe display Xfers failures every time !  there are more error at lower

speed.
But no error at high speed ( > 200MBit/S ).
At USB2.0 mode (use a usb 2.0 cable connect), every thing is OK.



Use slfifosync example in CYUSB3014 SDK 1.3.3.
Changes:
cyfxslfifosync.h
#define CY_FX_SLFIFO_GPIF_16_32BIT_CONF_SELECT (0)  ==>  #define

CY_FX_SLFIFO_GPIF_16_32BIT_CONF_SELECT (1)

Use EZ USB Suite build it and use CyControl.exe write to CYUSB3014 RAM .



VHDL in FPGA:
----------------------------------------------------------------
LIBRARY ieee;
USE ieee.std_logic_1164.all;
USE ieee.std_logic_arith.all;
USE ieee.std_logic_unsigned.all;

ENTITY USBData IS
   PORT(
      NRST   : IN STD_LOGIC;   
      SYSCLK : IN STD_LOGIC;        
      USB_DQ : INOUT STD_LOGIC_VECTOR(31 DOWNTO 0);
      USB_FLGA : IN STD_LOGIC;
      USB_FLGB : IN STD_LOGIC;
      USB_INT : IN STD_LOGIC;
      USB_CS : OUT STD_LOGIC;
      USB_WR : OUT STD_LOGIC;
      USB_RD : OUT STD_LOGIC;
      USB_OE : OUT STD_LOGIC;
      USB_A0 : OUT STD_LOGIC;
      USB_A1 : OUT STD_LOGIC;
      USB_PKT : OUT STD_LOGIC
   );
END USBData;

ARCHITECTURE Bodys OF USBData IS

CONSTANT BURSTSIZE : INTEGER := 128;--USB BURST LENGTH: 16*4=64 BYTE   

128*4=512 BYTE  256*4=1024 BYTE
CONSTANT IDLETICKS : INTEGER := 50000;

SIGNAL sBit : STD_LOGIC;
SIGNAL nDataCount : INTEGER:= 0;
SIGNAL nIdleCount : INTEGER:= 0;
SIGNAL nState : NATURAL RANGE 0 TO 3;

BEGIN

PROCESS(NRST, SYSCLK)
BEGIN
   IF NRST = '0' THEN
      USB_DQ <= (OTHERS=>'Z');
      USB_CS <= '1';
      USB_WR <= '1';
      USB_RD <= '1';
      USB_OE <= '1';
      USB_A0 <= '0';
      USB_A1 <= '0';
      USB_PKT <= '1';
      
      sBit <= '0';
      nDataCount <= 0;
      nIdleCount <= 0;
      nState <= 0;
   ELSE
      IF RISING_EDGE(SYSCLK) THEN
         USB_DQ <= (OTHERS=>'Z');
         USB_CS <= '0';
         USB_WR <= '1';
         USB_RD <= '1';
         USB_OE <= '1';
         USB_A0 <= '0';
         USB_A1 <= '0';
         USB_PKT <= '1';
               
         CASE nState IS
         WHEN 0 =>
            nIdleCount <= nIdleCount + 1;
            IF nIdleCount = IDLETICKS THEN
               nIdleCount <= 0;
               nDataCount <= 0;
               nState <= 1;
            END IF;
         WHEN 1 =>
            IF USB_FLGB = '1' THEN
               IF nDataCount < BURSTSIZE THEN
                  nDataCount <= nDataCount + 1;
                  sBit <= NOT sBit;
                  USB_DQ <= (OTHERS=>sBit);
                  USB_WR <= '0';         
               ELSE
                  nState <= 0;
               END IF;
            ELSE
               nState <= 0;
            END IF;
         WHEN OTHERS =>
            nState <= 0;
         END CASE;         
      END IF;
   END IF;   
END PROCESS;

END Bodys;

----------------------------------------------------------------

The VHDL codes write to CYUSB3014 with 0xFFFFFFFF00000000FFFFFFFF00000000...
Burst length is 512 bytes,
Idle ticks set to 10000,
The clock from FPGA'pll is 90MHz,
I change IDLETICKS to any value to check speed.
If IDLETICKS = 10000, bit stream speed is (128*32)/((129+10000)/90000000) =

36.4M bit/S
If IDLETICKS = 50000, bit stream speed is (128*32)/((129+50000)/90000000) =  

7.35M bit/S
At USB 3.0 mode, the lower the rate, the more errors.

What can i do on this problem ?

 

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Anonymous
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 Hi,

   

Please use the C++ Streamer and increase the TimeOut value.

   

Regards,

   

- Madhu Sudhan

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Anonymous
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Thanks.

I change the timeout value and try many time , the failures do not reduce.

I have writed program with SDK ,
In usb3.0 mode and transfer low speed stream , I fond WaitForXfer return false, but ntstatus = 0 and bcdsatus = 0 .
I can not get any error infomation from API.

But at USB2.0 mode , every thing is OK.

Why transfer low speed stream USB at 2.0 is OK      But at USB 3.0 mode get failures ?

 

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Anonymous
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Hi

   

I add CyU3PUsbSetLinkPowerState() in my code, It seem work OK in USB 3.0 low speed data stream mode.

   

/* Entry function for the slFifoAppThread. */
void
SlFifoAppThread_Entry (
        uint32_t input)
{
    /* Initialize the debug module */
    CyFxSlFifoApplnDebugInit();

    /* Initialize the slave FIFO application */
    CyFxSlFifoApplnInit();

    for (;;)
    {
        CyU3PThreadSleep (50);
        if (glIsApplnActive)
        {
            CyU3PUsbSetLinkPowerState (CyU3PUsbLPM_U0);

            /* Print the number of buffers received so far from the USB host. */
            CyU3PDebugPrint (6, "Data tracker: buffers received: %d, buffers sent: %d.\n",
                    glDMARxCount, glDMATxCount);
        }
    }
}

   

I do not known why CyU3PUsbSetLinkPowerState() can make my device work in lower speed steam. 

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Anonymous
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 Hi,

   

At USB 3.0, your host PC is forcing FX3 to go into low power mode. 

   

In the firmware when you add that API, FX3 comes back to normal U0 mode.

   

So it could work well.

   

Regards,

   

- Madhu Sudhan