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DZuck1
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Do the Stratix 10 GX and SX FPGA families support Fibre Channel?

Hi,

 

Do the Stratix 10 GX and SX FPGA families support Fibre Channel?

 

The Intel® Arria® 10 Transceiver PHY User Guide (UG-01143 | 2018.10.16) specifically mentions that it supports Fibre Channel but the Intel Stratix 10 L- and H-Tile Transceiver PHY User Guide (UG-20055 | 2019.01.23) makes no mention of Fibre Channel.

 

Thanks,

Daniel

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Deshi_Intel
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Hi Daniel, Yes. Stratix 10 FPGA is able to support fiber optical channel. For instance, you can take a look at below S10 XCVR SI kit board where it has transceiver channel that connect to SFP and QSDP module. https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/programmable/products/boards_and_kits/dev-kits/altera/kit-s1... Thanks. Regards, dlim
DZuck1
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Hi Dlim, I understand that the Stratix 10 can support optical fiber communications. My question is specific to the Fibre Channel (FC) standard from the FCIA. Thanks, Daniel
Deshi_Intel
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Hi Daniel, S10 transceiver characterization is still on-going but I noticed we do support FC protocol on S10 L-tile transceiver. Thanks. Regards, dlim
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