Release Notes for the BERTScope PCIe 3.0 Receiver Test Automation Software

Product: PCIe 3.0 Receiver Testing
Version: 1.1.1449
Date: 16-May-2014

Contents:
1. Introduction
2. Resolved Issues
3. Unresolved Issues

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1. Introduction

The PCIe 3.0 Receiver Test Automation Software runs on a PC, which
connects to a BERTScope/DPP (Deemphasis Preprocessor) stack of test
equipment via TCP/IP. It uses remote control automation protocols to
perform automated BER testing.

The software automates the process of calibrating the connection between
the DPP and the BERTScope; and saves the calibration results in a
Microsoft Access 2007 database. The software also automates the process
of calibrating the stressed eye for performing BER testing.

BER testing is performed by stepping through a wizard that automates the
process of loopback initiation and BER testing. The results are stored
in a built-in database and can be reported as HTML files or exported to
CSV Files.


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2. Resolved Issues

The following issues are resolved in this release:

CR00457741 - BSAPCI3 from the Tek website does not install Access Runtime

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3. Unresolved Issues

The following unresolved issues are known to exist in this release:

CR00428072 - Preset Test with Link EQ: default state for Inhibit Stress during Loopback should be unchecked
CR00428067 - After PCIe link equalization, final tap values are not displayed in DPP Control display
CR00428039 - PCIE3 Cloud: Re-install Same Version Of Cloud SW Does Not Work. Need to run installation twice
CR00427945 - PCIe 3.0 Receiver Test - Default calibration cannot be set via the PI if the name contains parenthesis
CR00427827 - PCIE Cloud PI: PI Not Checking Polling Active and Config Total Limit (Put in Release Notes).
CR00427785 - Cloud: Amplitude Calibrations Did Not Turn from Red to Green after Completion
CR00427778 - PCIe 3.0 Receiver Test Calibration Didn't Time Out when DPO72004B Stopped Making Measurements
CR00425702 - PCIE Gen 3: Initiate Loopback: All steps green/complete, but wizard still is in progress
CR00425683 - PCIE Gen 3: PCIe Request Log tab shown in Wizard when Link Equalization not enabled
CR00425681 - PCIE Gen 3: No icon provided with PCI-E receiver test application
CR00425392 - BSAPCI3: Stressed Eye Calibration Results View Start Button has to be clicked twice
CR00414649 - App does not work with non-administrator accounts and possibly when user account control is on
CR00399698 - PCIE: Software Can Take many minutes To Install
CR00375007 - Database from previous installation not automatically transferred
CR00366928 - Alternate install path ignored
CR00366902 - PI Preferences not synchronized with UI if preference form is displayed
CR00366886 - Items in "Initialize Equipment..." forms must be clicked on twice to check/uncheck
CR00366880 - Double-click on blank space (not on text) in calibrations row has no effect
CR00366878 - Start Connect IP Addresses not always synchronized with Preferences IP Addresses
CR00366873 - Default DPP/EYE cal fields allow garbage text entry
CR00366871 - Default DPP/EYE cal not reloaded when new preferences restored
CR00407912 - Cloud SW did not set DPP clock doubler to x1
CR00407906 - Cloud SW still measures bit 0 width twice during DPP cal
CR00407902 - Cloud SW Did Not Reset ED Clock Doubler
CR00477224 - Generator Delay Cal times snout during PCIe Gen 3 Equipment Initialization
CR00463320 - DPP Extended Features not detected properly on BERTScopes with major version > 10

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please contact the Tektronix Technical Support Center:
Customers calling within the U.S. call 1-800-833-9200 press 3.
Customers calling from outside the U.S. call 503-627-2400.