B4.9 ICC_SRE_EL1, Interrupt Controller System Register Enable Register, EL1

ICC_SRE_EL1 controls whether the System register interface or the memory-mapped interface to the GIC CPU interface is used for EL0 and EL1.

Bit field descriptions

ICC_SRE_EL1 is a 32-bit register and is part of:

  • The GIC system registers functional group.
  • The GIC control registers functional group.
Figure B4-5 ICC_SRE_EL1 bit assignments
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RES0, [31:3]
DIB, [2]

Disable IRQ bypass. The possible values are:


IRQ bypass enabled.


IRQ bypass disabled.

This bit is an alias of ICC_SRE_EL3.DIB

DFB, [1]

Disable FIQ bypass. The possible values are:


FIQ bypass enabled.


FIQ bypass disabled.

This bit is an alias of ICC_SRE_EL3.DFB

SRE, [0]

System Register Enable. The value is:


The System register interface for the current Security state is enabled.

This bit is RAO/WI. The core only supports a system register interface to the GIC CPU interface.

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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