Newnes Power PC Programming Pocket Book

By

  • Steve Heath, Motorola Semiconductors, Newton, U.K.

Written by one of the foremost experts, Steve Heath, the processor technology specialist at Motorola (UK).* 200 pages packed with information for programmers * will complement the author's other Butterworth-Heinemann book ... The Power PC: a practical companion (which is aimed at users). * in the pocket book ... a simple overview of the processor and programming models * straightforward definitions (eg what bit 14 of the MSR does and not why it has to do it) * simple definitions of each instruction with two instructions per page
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Audience

Programmers

 

Book information

  • Published: July 1995
  • Imprint: NEWNES
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-2111-3

Reviews

'I recommend this to anyone who needs a compact, inexpensive book that summarises the most important features of the PowerPC 6xx chips.' CVu, September 1996



Table of Contents

MPC601 Programming model; The register set and its organisation; Register nomenclature; User and supervisor models; MCP603 Programming model; The register set and its organisation; Register nomenclature; User and supervisor models; Addressing models; Direct; Indirect; Memory model; Memory organisation; Accessing bytes, words, long words and 64 bit words; Instruction set; Integer; Floating point; Special; POWER; Appendix A CISC to Power PC programming hints.