Lattice Sentry PLD Interface IP Core for MachXO3D

C Software to Custom IP Interface for Platform Firmware Resiliency

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Extend and Customize Your PFR Design – Add your own custom RTL to a PFR design and control it by modifying the C sofware included with the Sentry Solutions Stack.

Send Messages between C Code and Your Custom IP – Enables customer IP integration with a Sentry PFR Root of Trust solution.

Tested and Fully Validated – This resilient IP is a pre-built security component which is part of the Lattice Sentry Platform Root of Trust solutions stack and is ready to be integrated with your custom IP.


  • Implements a bidirectional mailbox mechanism for sending small (8-bit) messages to your custom PLD logic and receiving messages from the PLD logic
  • Support for AMBA 3 APB Protocol v1.0 for RISC-V CPU access
Lattice Sentry

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Ordering Information

License for this IP core is included with the following:

Family Part Number Description
MachXO3D SENTRY-PFR-XO3D-U Lattice Sentry PFR IP Package for MachXO3D - Single design License
MachXO3D SENTRY-PFR-XO3D-UT Lattice Sentry PFR IP Package for MachXO3D - Multi-Site License

You will also need the MachXO3D Encryption Security Block License to use key features of this IP in the Lattice Diamond software.

Family Part Number Description
MachXO3D SECURITY-XO3D-SW MachXO3D Encryption Security Block License


Quick Reference
Lattice Sentry PLD Interface - User's Guide
FPGA-IPUG-02106 1.0 8/12/2020 PDF 770.3 KB

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