AMBA-PV Extensions to TLM 2.0 Developer Guide

Table of Contents

About this book
Intended audience
Using this book
Typographical conventions
Additional reading
Feedback on this product
Feedback on content
1. Introduction
1.1. About the AMBA-PV extensions
2. AMBA-PV Extension
2.1. Introduction
2.2. Attributes and methods
2.2.1. Class definition
2.2.2. Constructors, copying and addressing
2.2.3. Default values and modifiability of attributes
2.2.4. Burst length attribute
2.2.5. Burst size attribute
2.2.6. Burst type attribute
2.2.7. ID attribute
2.2.8. Privileged attribute
2.2.9. Non-secure attribute
2.2.10. Exclusive attribute
2.2.11. Locked attribute
2.2.12. Bufferable attribute
2.2.13. Modifiable/Cacheable attribute
2.2.14. Read allocate attribute
2.2.15. Write allocate attribute
2.2.16. Read other allocate attribute
2.2.17. Write other allocate attribute
2.2.18. Quality of Service (QoS) attribute
2.2.19. Region attribute
2.2.20. Domain attribute
2.2.21. Snoop attribute
2.2.22. Bar attribute
2.2.23. DVM messages
2.2.24. Response attribute
2.2.25. ACE response attributes PassDirty and IsShared
2.2.26. ACE snoop response attributes DataTransfer, Error and WasUnique
2.2.27. Response array attribute
2.2.28. Data organization
2.2.29. Direct memory interface
2.2.30. Debug transport interface
2.3. AMBA signal mapping
2.4. Mapping for AMBA buses
2.5. Basic transactions
2.5.1. Fixed burst example
2.5.2. Incremental burst example
2.5.3. Wrapped burst example
2.5.4. Unaligned burst example
3. AMBA-PV Classes
3.1. Class description
3.1.1. AMBA-PV extension
3.1.2. Core interfaces
3.1.3. User layer
3.1.4. Sockets
3.1.5. ACE sockets
3.1.6. Bridges
3.1.7. Memory
3.1.8. Exclusive monitor
3.1.9. Bus decoder
3.1.10. Protocol checker
3.1.11. Signaling
3.1.12. User and transport layers
3.2. Class summary
3.2.1. Additional classes for virtual platforms
3.2.2. Additional classes for side-band signals
4. Example Systems
4.1. Configuring the examples
4.2. Bridge example
4.2.1. Building and running the example
4.3. Debug example
4.3.1. Building and running the example
4.4. DMA example
4.4.1. Building and running the example
4.5. Exclusive example
4.5.1. Building and running the example
5. How to Create AMBA-PV Compliant Models
5.1. How to create an AMBA-PV master
5.2. How to create an AMBA-PV slave
5.3. How to create an AMBA-PV interconnect
5.4. How to create an AMBA-PV ACE master
5.5. How to create an AMBA-PV ACE slave
6. AMBA-PV Protocol Checker
6.1. Introduction
6.1.1. Disabling recommended checks
6.1.2. Selecting AMBA protocol checks
6.2. Checks description
6.2.1. Architecture checks
6.2.2. Extension checks
6.2.3. Address checks
6.2.4. Data checks
6.2.5. Response checks
6.2.6. Exclusive access checks
6.2.7. Cacheability checks

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Revision History
Revision A28 February 2009New document based on AMBA-PV header files.
Revision B30 April 2009Update to fix defects.
Revision C30 September 2009Split AMBA-PV documentation into Developer Guide and Reference Manual. Added documentation for basic transactions, example systems and the creation of AMBA-PV compliant models.
Revision D31 March 2010Added documentation for the AMBA-PV protocol checker. Added description of AMBA-PV extension attributes and methods.
Revision E30 November 2011Documented changes to support the AMBA4 buses AXI4, ACE and DVM.
Revision F31 May 2012Update for Fast Models v7.1.
Revision G31 December 2012Update for Fast Models v8.0.
Revision H30 November 2013Update for Fast Models v8.3.
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