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EE 108B Review Session Friday, March 9th, 2007
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2 Today’s Agenda… Announcements Final quiz logistics Snap-shot of quarter’s topics I/O Systems Sample problems (previous finals and other sources)
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3 Announcements HW 4 due 3/13 (Tuesday) Sample final solutions to be posted Monday Quiz #2 – Thursday 3/15 Lab 4 due 3/19
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4 Final Quiz Logistics URL with info: http://www.stanford.edu/class/ee108b/exams.html Date and Time: Thursday, 3/15/07, 11:00 AM-12:30 PM Location: MuCullough 115 Coverage: Lectures 1-18 Format: 1 page of notes. No electronic devices other than a calculator will be permitted. Local SCPD students: must attend (within a 50-mile radius of Stanford). Parking is difficult to find on campus Arrive early (45 minutes in advance) Remote SCPD students: can take the test any time on the same day. their proctors will receive a PDF copy of the exam from SCPD the morning of the exam. Contact SCPD if there are any issues in the delivery.
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5 Main Topics Covered this Quarter MIPS Assembly Language CPU Performance and Compiler Optimizations Single Cycle Processor Design Pipeline Processor Design Memory Design Processes, Interrupts and Exceptions Virtual Memory I/O and OS basics – Bus interfaces, DMA Controllers, etc. Intro to Multiprocessor Design pre-midterm post-midterm
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6 Disk Memory Devices Largest and slowest Want to store majority of data here. (VM, FS) Magnetic disks: Rotating platter coated with magnetic surface. Platter side track (cylinders) sector. Latency = seek time + rotational latency + transfer time Seek time usually reduced by locality, increased by random access
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7 Hard Disk Terms Important definitions – Each drive uses one or more magnetic platters to store data – A head is used to read/write data on each size of each platter
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