By Glenford J. Myers

A totally up to date version of this evaluation of recent laptop structure. Examines possible choices to classical low-level von Neumann computing device structure, discussing the issues of classical structure and new recommendations to those difficulties. Illustrates new recommendations via in-depth case reports of the Intel APX 432, IBM's SWARD, and different machines. state of the art options lined contain tagged garage, capability-based addressing, procedure administration, security domain names, and mistake detection

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Index Register (X). This is a 16-bit (two-byte) register which holds a memory address when using indexed addressing mode instructions. The register can be either loaded, its content manipulated, or it may be stored, using the appropriate instructions. Use of the Index Register is discussed in Chapter 3. Program Counter (PC). The program counter is a 16-bit (two-byte) register that contains the address of the next byte of the instruction to be fetched from memory. When the current value of the program counter is placed on the address bus, the program counter is updated.

2 EEPROM The use of EEPROMs in microprocessor systems has the same advantages as using UV EPROMs. It has an additional advantage in that any byte of memory can be erased or written in situ without being removed 54 from the system, thereby reducing system downtime for firmware changes. A pin-compatible equivalent of the 2716 U V E P R O M is the 2816 E E P R O M 5 which may be used as a direct replacement. The 2816 is a 16 384-bit device structured as 2048 bytes of memory, which may be erased and reprogrammed on a byte basis.

For an arithmetic addition operation the carry47 1 I 1 7 H 6 I N 4 5 Z c V 2 3 o| 1 '—Carry/borrow I ' ' I Zero result Negative (B7 = 1) 1 nterrupt mask I Fig. 9. Overflow (2'S comp) Half-carry (B3-B4) MPU Condition Code Register borrow condition code (C) represents a carry. This bit is set (C = 1) to indicate a carry, and is reset (C =0), if there is no carry. Bit 1 (Overflow). The V bit is set (V = 1) when two's complement overflow results from an arithmetic operation, and is reset (V = 0), if two's complement overflow does not occur.

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