4.3.60 Reset Vector Base Address, EL3

The RVBAR_EL3 characteristics are:
Purpose
Defines the address that execution starts from after reset when executing in the AArch64 state.
RVBAR_EL3 is part of the reset management registers functional group.
Usage constraints
The accessibility of the RVBAR_EL3 by Exception level is:
EL0 EL1(NS) EL1(S) EL2 EL3(SCR.NS = 1) EL3(SCR.NS = 0)
- - - - RO RO
Configurations
Only implemented if the highest Exception level implemented is EL3.
Attributes
See the register summary in Table 4-11 AArch64 reset registers.
The following figure shows the RVBAR_EL3 bit assignments.
Figure 4-52 RVBAR_EL3 bit assignments
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The following table shows the RVBAR_EL3 bit assignments.

Table 4-71 RVBAR_EL3 bit assignments

Bits Name Function
[63:44] - Reserved, RES0.
[43:2] Reset Vector Base Address Reset Vector Base Address when executing in the AArch64 state. The reset address for processor n is set by the RVBARADDRn[43:2] input signals.
[1:0] - Reserved, RES0.
To access the RVBAR_EL3 in AArch64 state, read the register with:
MRS <Xt>, RVBAR_EL3; Read RVBAR_EL3 Reset Vector Base Address Register
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