The SPARC Architecture Manual

The SPARC Architecture Manual

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This is the definitive reference for the latest generation of the enormously popular and influential SPARC microprocessors a€” the 64-bit SPARC-V9 a€” which is now being used by a variety of computer system vendors and is destined to set the standard for high performance capacity into the next century. Describes the architecture and instruction set of the 64-bit SPARC-V9 a€” a RISC-style processor architecture that supports a linear address space accessed by 64-bit addresses, fault-tolerance, object-oriented software, lightweight threads, and superscalar and multiprocessor implementations. MARKETS: For implementors of the SPARC architecture, microprocessor designers, hardware engineers, developers of SPARC-V9 system software, software engineers who write SPARC-V9 software in assembly language; and for students of computer architecture.#47: RDASR instructions with rd in the range 16. .31 are available for implementation- dependent uses (impl. dep. ... RDWIM, and RDTBR instructions do not exist in SPARC- V9 osince the PSR, WIM, and TBR registers do not exist in SPARC-anbsp;...

Title:The SPARC Architecture Manual
Author:David L. Weaver, Tom Germond
Publisher:Prentice Hall - 1994


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