Arm Instruction Emulator

Arm Instruction Emulator (ArmIE) emulates Scalable Vector Extension (SVE) and SVE2 instructions on AArch64 platforms. Based on the DynamoRIO dynamic binary instrumentation framework, ArmIE supports the customized instrumentation of SVE binaries, which enables you to analyze specific aspects of runtime behavior. 

Arm Instruction Emulator:

  • Supports emulating SVE and SVE2 code compiled with Arm Compiler for Linux or GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) compilers.
  • Supports all the latest Armv8-A-based processors, including Neoverse processors.
  • Is supported on all leading Linux distributions: RHEL, SLES, and Ubuntu.
  • Supports emulation and runtime analysis of all AArch64 and SVE instructions when running on Armv8-A compatible hardware.
    Note: The emulator supports a subset of Armv8.2 instructions, namely fadd, fsub, fmul, fdiv, fmla, fmadd, fmls, fmsub, fneg, frsqrte, frsqrts, fmax, fmaxp, fcmp and fmov, and two Armv8.3 instructions, namely fcadd and fcmla.

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Arm Instruction Emulator does not require a license. You can download and start emulating SVE instructions on any Armv8-A-based hardware.

Note: To compile your SVE code with Arm Compiler for Linux, you will need a license. To get an evaluation license, complete a request form.

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