B4.38 ICV_BPR1_EL1, Interrupt Controller Virtual Binary Point Register 1, EL1

ICV_BPR1_EL1 defines the point at which the priority value fields split into two parts, the group priority field and the subpriority field. The group priority field determines virtual Group 1 interrupt preemption.

Bit field descriptions

ICV_BPR1_EL1 is a 32-bit register and is part of the virtual GIC system registers functional group.

Figure B4-22 ICV_BPR1_EL1 bit assignments
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RES0, [31:3]
BinaryPoint, [2:0]

The value of this field controls how the 8-bit interrupt priority field is split into a group priority field, that determines interrupt preemption, and a subpriority field.

The minimum value that is implemented of ICV_BPR1_EL1 Secure register is 0x2.

The minimum value that is implemented of ICV_BPR1_EL1 Non-secure register is 0x3.


AArch64 System register ICV_BPR1_EL1 is architecturally mapped to AArch32 System register ICV_BPR1.

Bit fields and details that are not provided in this description are architecturally defined. See the Arm® Generic Interrupt Controller Architecture Specification.

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