ARM® CoreTile Express A9×4 Technical Reference Manual

Cortex®-A9 MPCore (V2P-CA9)


Table of Contents

Preface
About this book
Product revision status
Intended audience
Using this book
Glossary
Conventions
Additional reading
Feedback
Feedback on this product
Feedback on content
1. Introduction
1.1. About the CoreTile Express A9×4 daughterboard
1.2. Precautions
1.2.1. Ensuring safety
1.2.2. Preventing damage
2. Hardware Description
2.1. Overview of the CoreTile Express A9×4 daughterboard
2.2. Cortex-A9 MPCore test chip
2.3. System interconnect signals
2.4. Powerup configuration and resets
2.4.1. Powerup configuration
2.4.2. Resets
2.5. Clocks
2.5.1. Programmable clock generators
2.5.2. Test chip clock generators
2.5.3. External clocks
2.6. Interrupts
2.6.1. Overview of interrupts
2.6.2. Test chip interrupts
2.7. Debug
2.8. Voltage, current, and power monitoring
3. Programmers Model
3.1. About this programmers model
3.2. Daughterboard memory map
3.2.1. Remapping memory
3.2.2. Overview of the memory map for the on-chip peripherals
3.3. Programmable peripherals and interfaces
3.3.1. PrimeCell slow AXI interconnect (PL301)
3.3.2. PrimeCell fast AXI interconnect, PL301
3.3.3. Cortex-A9 MPCore multiprocessor
3.3.4. PrimeCell Color LCD Controller, PL111
3.3.5. L2 cache controller, PL310
3.3.6. Dual-Timer module, SP804
3.3.7. PrimeCell DDR2 DMC interface, PL341
3.3.8. PrimeCell SMC dual SRAM memory interface, PL354
3.3.9. Test chip SCC registers
3.3.10. TrustZone protection controller
3.3.11. Watchdog module, SP805
A. Signal Descriptions
A.1. HDRX HSB multiplexing scheme
A.2. Debug and Trace connectors
A.2.1. JTAG connector
A.2.2. Trace connector
B. Specifications
B.1. AC characteristics
C. Revisions

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Conformance Notices

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Federal Communications Commission Notice

This device is test equipment and consequently is exempt from part 15 of the FCC Rules under section 15.103 (c).

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The system should be powered down when not in use.

The daughterboard generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment causes harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off or on, you are encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

  • Ensure attached cables do not lie across the card.

  • Reorient the receiving antenna.

  • Increase the distance between the equipment and the receiver.

  • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.

  • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help

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Note

It is recommended that wherever possible shielded interface cables be used.

Revision History
Revision A27 November 2009First release for V2P-CA9
Revision B26 March 2010Second release for V2P-CA9
Revision C27 August 2010Third release for V2P-CA9
Revision D15 October 2010Fourth release for V2P-CA9
Revision E28 March 2011Fifth release for V2P-CA9
Revision F12 October 2012Sixth release for V2P-CA9
Revision G31 March 2013Seventh release for V2P-CA9
Revision H29 May 2014Eighth release for V2P-CA9
Revision I22 May 2015Ninth release for V2P-CA9
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