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ARM Cortex-A7 MPCore Software Development

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Summary:

This training course covers the issues involved in developing software for platforms powered by the ARM Cortex-A7 application processors.

Prerequisites:

  • Basic understanding of ARMv7-A exception model
  • Familiarity with ARM assembler and C programming
  • Experience of embedded system development is helpful but not essential

Audience:

This course is aimed at software developers writing low level and bare-metal code for ARMv7-A processors, concentrating on the Cortex-A7 processor.

Length:

3+ days

Modules:

Optional Day 0:
ARM Architecture Fundamentals.
Recommended for audiences developing low level code on ARM for the first time. This optional day introduces the ARMv7-A ISA, exception model and memory model.

  • Introduction to the ARM Architecture
  • Cortex-A7 MPCore Overview
  • Caches and Branch Prediction
  • Using the MMU
  • Writing C for ARM
  • Booting a Cortex-A7 MPCore
  • Booting Workbook
  • Barriers
  • OS Support
  • Synchronization
  • Cache Coherency
  • Programming the GIC
  • GIC Workbook
  • Multi-Cluster
  • Cortex-A Power Management
  • Debug
  • PMU Workbook
  • NEON Overview
  • TrustZone
  • Virtualization

Optional Day 4:
Exploring one subject in more detail. Available topics are:

  • TrustZone
  • NEON
  • Fast Models

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