About the Generic Timer
The Generic Timer in the Cortex-A72 processor can schedule events and trigger interrupts based on an incrementing counter value.
- Generation of timer events as interrupt outputs.
- Generation of event streams.
The Generic Timer is compliant with the ARM® Architecture Reference Manual ARMv8, for ARMv8-A architecture profile.
This chapter only describes features that are specific to the Cortex-A72 processor implementation.