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DCPS2 (T32 instruction)

Debug switch to exception level 2.

Note

This instruction is supported only in ARMv8.

Syntax

DCPS2

Usage

This instruction is valid in Debug state only, and is always UNDEFINED in Non-debug state.

DCPS2 targets EL2 and:

  • If EL2 is using AArch32, the PE enters Hyp mode.
  • If EL2 is using AArch64, the PE enters EL2h, and executes future instructions as A64 instructions.

In Non-debug state, use the HVC instruction to generate a trap to EL2.

Availability

This 32-bit instruction is available in T32 only.

There is no 16-bit version of this instruction in T32.

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