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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 02/18] ARM: ARMv7M: Enlarge vector table to 256 entries
On 2015-02-20 19:01, Maxime Coquelin wrote:
> From Cortex-M reference manuals, the nvic supports up to 240 interrupts.
> So the number of entries in vectors table is up to 256.
>
> This patch adds a new config flag to specify the number of external interrupts.
> Some ifdeferies are added in order to respect the natural alignment without
> wasting too much space on smaller systems.
>
> Signed-off-by: Maxime Coquelin <mcoquelin.stm32@gmail.com>
> ---
> arch/arm/kernel/entry-v7m.S | 13 +++++++++----
> arch/arm/mm/Kconfig | 15 +++++++++++++++
> 2 files changed, 24 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/arch/arm/kernel/entry-v7m.S b/arch/arm/kernel/entry-v7m.S
> index 8944f49..68cde36 100644
> --- a/arch/arm/kernel/entry-v7m.S
> +++ b/arch/arm/kernel/entry-v7m.S
> @@ -117,9 +117,14 @@ ENTRY(__switch_to)
> ENDPROC(__switch_to)
>
> .data
> - .align 8
> +#if CONFIG_CPUV7M_NUM_IRQ <= 112
> + .align 9
> +#else
> + .align 10
> +#endif
> +
> /*
> - * Vector table (64 words => 256 bytes natural alignment)
> + * Vector table (Natural alignment need to be ensured)
> */
> ENTRY(vector_table)
> .long 0 @ 0 - Reset stack pointer
> @@ -138,6 +143,6 @@ ENTRY(vector_table)
> .long __invalid_entry @ 13 - Reserved
> .long __pendsv_entry @ 14 - PendSV
> .long __invalid_entry @ 15 - SysTick
> - .rept 64 - 16
> - .long __irq_entry @ 16..64 - External Interrupts
> + .rept CONFIG_CPUV7M_NUM_IRQ
> + .long __irq_entry @ External Interrupts
> .endr
> diff --git a/arch/arm/mm/Kconfig b/arch/arm/mm/Kconfig
> index c43c714..27eb835 100644
> --- a/arch/arm/mm/Kconfig
> +++ b/arch/arm/mm/Kconfig
> @@ -604,6 +604,21 @@ config CPU_USE_DOMAINS
> This option enables or disables the use of domain switching
> via the set_fs() function.
>
> +config CPUV7M_NUM_IRQ
> + int "Number of external interrupts connected to the NVIC"
> + depends on CPU_V7M
> + default 90 if ARCH_STM32
> + default 38 if ARCH_EFM32
> + default 240
> + help
> + This option indicates the number of interrupts connected to the NVIC.
> + The value can be larger than the real number of interrupts supported
> + by the system, but must not be lower.
> + The default value is 240, corresponding to the maximum number of
> + interrupts supported by the NVIC on Cortex-M family.
> +
> + If unsure, keep default value.
> +
> #
> # CPU supports 36-bit I/O
> #

I sent a patch which extended that vector table some weeks ago:
https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/12/29/296

But your solution is definitely more flexible, and given that we deal
with small devices here, it's worth saving memory.

Acked-by: Stefan Agner <stefan@agner.ch>



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