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The Generic Timer generates interrupts, which are handled by the GIC. For more information on the operation of the GIC, and how to configure it, refer to our GIC guide which is in development.


Support for the Armv8.1-A Virtualization Host Extensions, and the topic of virtualization generally, is discussed in our Virtualization guide.

Event stream

This guide introduced the Generic Timer’s ability to generate an event stream as part of the Wait for Event mechanism. More information on Wait for Event will be found in our Synchronization guide that is in development.

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