chapter1-AppendixA-m2-ziavras

Culler d patterson ucb s ziavras the instruction set

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Unformatted text preview: d by an instruction, are no longer available No need for – PC & control sequencer – Shared memory memory Dataflow execution exemplified by Tomasulo’s algorithm for uniprocessors Some material is adapted from D. Culler & D. Patterson (UCB) S. Ziavras The Instruction Set: Critical Interface The Instruction Set: a Critical Interface Resembles Driver software instruction set hardware Some material is adapted from D. Culler & D. Patterson (UCB) Steering wheel Car S. Ziavras Instruction Set Architecture (ISA) ISA: to express operations visible to the programmer, compiler & O/S ISA ≡ PROCESSOR’s STEERING WHEEL The ISA is supported by: • Organization of programmable storage • Data types & data structures: encodings & representations • Instruction formats • Instruction/opcode set • Modes of addressing & accessing data items & instructions • Exceptional conditions Some material is adapted from D. Culler & D. Patterson (UCB) S. Ziavras Instruction Set Com...
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