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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 02/18] ARM: ARMv7M: Enlarge vector table to 256 entries
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2015-03-09 1:29 GMT+01:00 Stefan Agner <stefan@agner.ch>:
> 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

I did something similar in my first version.

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

Yes, it is worth for these small devices.

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

Thanks for the review,
Maxime


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