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Rapid IO VIP

Description and Features

Rapid IO Verification IP provides an smart way to verify the RapidIO bi-directional two-wire bus. The RapidIO Verification IP is compliant with RapidIO Trade Association, RapidIO Interconnect Specification version 4.1 and older. RapidIO VIP is implemented in a layered fashion, which is basically divided into a physical layer, transport layer and logical layer. The SmartDV's RapidIO Verification IP has both the incarnations of RapidIO technology: Parallel RapidIO and Serial RapidIO (SRIO). The RapidIO VIP includes an extensive test suite covering most of the possible scenarios. It performs all possible protocol tests in a directed or a highly randomized fashion which adds the possibility to create the widest range of scenarios to verify the DUT effectively in SystemVerilog, VMM, RVM, AVM, OVM, UVM, Verilog, SystemC, VERA, Specman E and nonstandard verification env



  • Supports RapidIO specification 1.3, 2.0, 2.1, 2.2, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 4.0 and 4.1.
  • Supports Serial 1x/2x/4x/8x and 16x Physical lanes.
  • Supports 8b/10b and 64b/67b Encode and Decode functions.
  • Supports scrambler/Descrambler.
  • Supports 1.25 Gbaud, 2.5 Gbaud, 3.125 Gbaud, 5 Gbaud, 6.25 Gbaud, 10.3125 Gbaud, 12.5 Gbaud and 25.78125 Gbaud lane rate.
  • Supports 66, 50 and 34-bit addressing on the RapidIO interface.
  • Supports Parallel Physical 8/16 bits interfaces.
  • Supports all types of packets and sizes.
  • Supports all types of IDLE sequences, Control and Status Symbols.
  • Supports 8-bit, 16-bit and 32-bit device IDs.
  • Automatic freeing of resources used by acknowledged packets.
  • Supports I/O system, message passing and globally shared distributed memory (GSM).
  • Supports communication with mailboxes via messages.
  • Supports generation and reaction to flow control.
  • Supports out of order transaction delivery based on the prioritization.
  • Supports critical request flow ordering.
  • Very flexible to insert errors in serial lanes.
  • Supports Error Management Extensions.
  • Provides error injection and error detection with a wide variety of error types, which includes • Under and oversize packet. • CRC errors. • Invalid code group insertion. • Invalid /K/ characters insertion. • Lane Skew insertion. • Error on control symbol. • Unsupported packet types.
  • Supports cancellation and retrying of packets mechanisms.
  • Support all types of timing and protocol violation detection.
  • Supports constraints Randomization.
  • Status counters to keep track of various events, which includes • Corrupted/uncorrupted packets. • Corrupted/uncorrupted control symbols. • Type of packet. • CRC error. • Total number of errors detect


  • Complete testsuite to test every feature of RapidIO spec and also as per RIO LAB testsuite.
  • Examples showing how to connect various components, and usage of BFM and Monitor.
  • Detailed documentation of all class, task and functions used in verification env.
  • Documentation also contains User's Guide and Release notes