2.1 Distributor

The Distributor is the main communication point between all GIC-600 blocks. It performs SPI management and LPI caching, and all communications with other blocks and chips.

The following figure shows the Distributor and its interfaces.

Figure 2-1 GIC-600 Distributor
To view this graphic, your browser must support the SVG format. Either install a browser with native support, or install an appropriate plugin such as Adobe SVG Viewer.


The Distributor is the main hub of the GIC and it implements most of the GICv3 architecture including:

This section contains the following subsections:
Non-ConfidentialPDF file icon PDF version100336_0104_00_en
Copyright © 2016–2018 Arm Limited or its affiliates. All rights reserved.