Thank you for contacting Intel Embedded Community.
In order to be on the same page, could you please confirm us if your consultation is related to a technical problem? In case that your answer is positive, could you please give us a detailed description of the issue.
Waiting for your reply to our requests.
No the design has not been reviewed.
We use Altium which is not supported by Intel’s automated review process.
Like I previously stated, the reference design for the X540 does not specifically state what to do with these pins.
The datasheet contradicts itself in various sections.
I do not use these pins. These pins are floating in my current design. What does Intel recommend?
We apologize for the delay to give you an update.
We suggest you send your design to be reviewed by Intel using the Design Review Service. The procedure to use it is stated on the following website:
Also, it is important the suggestion stated at:
Please send it and let us know if the recommendations provide to you may solve the cited problem.
Waiting for your feedback.