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General : When can Early Burst Termination occur

Applies to: AHB

Answer

Bursts can be early terminated either as a result of the Arbiter removing the HGRANT to a master part way through a burst, or after a slave returns a non-OKAY response to any beat of a burst. Note however that a master cannot decide to terminate a defined length burst unless prompted to do so by the Arbiter or Slave responses.

All AHB Masters, Slaves and Arbiters must be designed to support Early Burst Termination.

Article last edited on: 2008-09-09 15:47:39

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