Commit e26b7602 authored by Thomas Abraham's avatar Thomas Abraham
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infra/sgi575: add user guide for sgi-575 platform

Add the initial user guide for the SGI-575 platform software stack. The
user guide points to documents that provide information about obtaining
the platform software stack and using the various features it supports.
A table to list the release tags is included as well.

Signed-off-by: Thomas Abraham's avatarThomas Abraham <>
Change-Id: I4730ee89ece766577708126cec3cf0bc9e878bc3
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SGI-575 platform software user guide
.. contents::
SGI (System Guidance for Infrastructure) is a collection of resources to provide
a representative view of typical compute subsystems that can be designed and
implemented using specific generations of Arm IP. SGI-575 in particular is based
on the following hardware configuration.
- 8x Cortex-A75 with private L2 Cache
- DynamIQ with L3 Cache options
- System Level Cache options
- Up to 2x DDR4-3200 (DMC-620)
- Arm Cortex-M7 for System Control Processor (SCP) and
Manageability Control Processor (MCP)
This document is a user guide on how to setup, build and run the SGI-575
software stack on the Fixed Virtual Platform.
Setting up the Host Machine and downloading the software stack
Host Machine requirements and the necessary steps to be followed to sync the
software stack are listed on '`Download sources`_' page.
Obtaining the SGI-575 Fast Model
The latest version of SGI-575 Fast Model can be requested by sending a email
to Arm at this email address: ` <>`_.
Follow the instruction in the installer and setup the FVP. Typically, the
installer will ask to create a new folder in the home directory. You can either
install the FVP in the home folder, or in the ``fastmodel/refinfra`` folder
inside the workspace. If you would like to install in the ``fastmodel/refinfra``
folder, when asked for the install location, provide the absolute path of the
Supported features
SGI-575 platform software stack supports the following features.
- `Busybox Boot`_
- `Buildroot Boot`_
- `Linux Distribution Boot`_
- `UEFI Secure Boot`_
- `DMC-620 RAS`_
Follow the links above for detailed information about the build and execute
steps for each of the supported features.
Release Tags
Table below lists the release tags for the SGI-575 platform software stack and
the corresponding SGI-575 FVP version that is recommended to be used along
with the listed release tag. The summary of the changes introduced and tests
validated in each release is listed in `change log`_.
| Release Tag | SGI-575 FVP Version |
| RD-INFRA-2021.02.24 | 11.13.43 |
*Copyright (c) 2021, Arm Limited. All rights reserved.*
.. _Busybox Boot: docs/infra/common/busybox-boot.rst
.. _Buildroot Boot: docs/infra/common/buildroot-boot.rst
.. _Linux Distribution Boot: docs/infra/common/distro-boot.rst
.. _UEFI Secure Boot: docs/infra/common/secure-boot.rst
.. _DMC-620 RAS: docs/infra/common/dmc620-ras.rst
.. _Download sources: docs/infra/common/download-sources.rst
.. _change log: docs/infra/change-log.rst
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