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AR# 52474

Zynq ARM - Where to Look for Documentation Regarding ARM and Cortex-A9

Description

Where can I find detailed documentation Cortex-A9 processors embedded in the Zynq-7000 device?

Solution

Most of the documentation provided by Xilinx is specific to first-party devices and tools.

In the case of Zynq, the Cortex-A9 is well documented by ARM. Questions about PS parameters and settings should be searched for in the following manner:

Below is a list of ARM documentation and the information that might be found in them:

  • ARM Architecture Reference Manual
    • Overview of ARM Architecture
    • Instruction Sets
    • Application Level Register Values
    • Performance Monitors
  • Cortex-A9 Technical Reference Manual
    • Internal Registers
    • Memory Management Unit
    • Signal Descriptions
    • Functional Description

Linked Answer Records

Associated Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
52486 Zynq-7000 - Need to Confirm Values Set in Translation Tables for Zynq Board Support Package N/A N/A
AR# 52474
Date Created 10/18/2012
Last Updated 02/13/2013
Status Active
Type General Article
Devices
  • Zynq-7000
Tools
  • EDK