8.1. About the Generic Interrupt Controller

The GIC collates and arbitrates from a large number of interrupt sources. It provides:

The Cortex-A15 GIC is compliant with the ARM Generic Interrupt Controller (GIC) Architecture Specification v2.0.

This chapter only describes features that are specific to the Cortex-A15 implementation.

Copyright © 2011 ARM. All rights reserved.ARM DDI 0438D