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Unformatted text preview: Foundations of Embedded Systems A Term Spring 2008 Lecture #21: Functions and the Stack Reading for Today: MSP430 User's Guide Ch 3 Reading for Next Class: MSP430 User's Guide Ch 7 HW #5 (on web): Due Thursday 10/9/2008 in class HW #6 (on web): Due Monday 10/13/2008 in class Lab #3 (on web): Report due NOW! Lab #4 (on web): Due Thursday 10/16/2008 Last Class: Assembler directives and the format of assembly files --> directives tell IAR assembler program how to organize code & memory >> Using CMP (and TST) with conditional jumps (JNZ, JC, JEQ, etc) and JMP to create decision structures and loops > see lect20.s43 for examples >>>>>>>> Remember: All JUMPS are ONE WAY trips! <<<<<<<<< Jumps also have limited range (511 words backwards or 512 words forwards much smaller than size of code memory >> Functions in MSP430 Assembly-- Like functions in C (often called procedures or subroutines)-- Intended to perform specific, small function-- Meant to be reusable Syntax for a defining a function or procedure myProc ; Beginning of function should have label...
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