Further reading

This section lists publications from both ARM and third parties that provide additional information on developing code for the ARM family of processors.

ARM periodically provides updates and corrections to its documentation. See http://www.arm.com for current errata sheets, addenda, and the Frequently Asked Questions list.

ARM publications

This manual contains information that is specific to the PB-A8. See the following documents for other relevant information:

The following publications provide reference information about the ARM architecture:

  • AMBA® Specification (ARM IHI 0011)

  • AMBA 3 AXI Protocol (ARM IHI 0022)

  • ARM Architecture Reference Manual (ARM DDI 0100)

The following publication provides information about the Cortex-A8 processor:

  • Coretex-A8 Technical Reference Manual (ARM DDI 0344)

The following publications provide information about ARM PrimeCell® controllers and bus interconnect used in the PB-A8 Northbridge ASIC:

  • ARM PrimeCell Dynamic Memory Controller (PL340) Technical Reference Manual (ARM DDI 0331)

  • ARM PrimeCell Static Memory Controller (PL354 series) Technical Reference Manual (ARM DDI 0380)

  • ARM PrimeCell Single Master DMA Controller (PL081) Technical Reference Manual (ARM DDI 0218)

  • ARM PrimeCell Color LCD Controller (PL111) Technical Reference Manual (ARM DDI 0293)

  • ARM PrimeCell AXI Configurable Interconnect (PL300) Technical Reference Manual (ARM DDI 0354)

The following publications are open access documents that provide information about ARM PrimeCell peripherals and controllers used in the Southbridge FPGA:

  • ARM PrimeCell Advanced Audio CODEC Interface (PL041) Technical Reference Manual (ARM DDI 0173)

  • ARM PrimeCell Multimedia Card Interface (PL180) Technical Reference Manual (ARM DDI 0172)

  • ARM PrimeCell System Controller (SP810) Technical Reference Manual (ARM DDI 0254)

  • ARM PrimeCell PS2 Keyboard/Mouse Interface (PL050) Technical Reference Manual (ARM DDI 0143)

  • ARM PrimeCell UART (PL011) Technical Reference Manual (ARM DDI 0183)

  • ARM PrimeCell Synchronous Serial Port (PL022) Technical Reference Manual (ARM DDI 0194)

  • ARM PrimeCell Smart Card Interface (PL131) Technical Reference Manual (ARM DDI 0228)

  • ARM PrimeCell General Purpose Input/Output (PL061) Technical Reference Manual (ARM DDI 0190)

  • ARM PrimeCell Real Time Clock (PL031) Technical Reference Manual (ARM DDI 0224)

The following publications provide information about related ARM products and toolkits:

  • RealView® Logic Tile LT-XC2V4000+ User Guide (ARM DUI 0186)

  • RealView Logic Tile LT-XC4VLX100+ User Guide (ARM DUI 0345)

  • RealView Logic Tile LT-XC5VLX330 User Guide (ARM DUI 0365)

  • RealView ICE and RealView Trace User Guide (ARM DUI 0155)

  • RealView Debugger User Guide (ARM DUI 0153)

  • RealView Compilation Tools Compiler User Guide (ARM DUI 0205)

  • RealView Compilation Tools Compiler Reference Guide (ARM DUI 0348)

  • RealView Compilation Tools Libraries and Floating Point Support Guide (ARM DUI 0349)

  • RealView Compilation Tools Linker and Utilities Guide (ARM DUI 0206).

Other Publications

The following publication describes the JTAG ports with which RealView ICE communicates:

  • IEEE Standard Test Access Port and Boundary Scan Achitecture (IEEE Std. 1149.1).

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