ARM GICv3 Support
sebastian.huber at embedded-brains.de
Wed Oct 24 11:16:47 UTC 2018
On 23/10/2018 20:28, Will wrote:
> I'm currently doing some evaluations for an ARMv8 BSP which would
> necessarily include a GIC that implements the GICv3 spec. I see
> that there is a shared GIC driver for ARM that seems to implement the
> ARM GICv1 spec based on the BSPs in which it is used.
> Is anyone aware of whether the shared ARM GIC driver can also drive
> GICv2 implementations and thus possibly drive GICv3 implementations in
> legacy mode (see section 1.3.6 of the spec) with minor
> I suspect that this is the case since GICv2 appears to be purely
> extensions to GICv1, but it would be nice to have confirmation from
> someone better versed in the implementation.
the Cortex-A7 MPCore equipped on the i.MX 7D uses a GIC v2.0. So, GICv2
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