Where software meets hardware..
bulliver at badcomputer.org
Sat Jun 23 18:49:44 UTC 2007
quoth the David King:
> > If you want to know more details about how a processor
> > access data in memory, how address bus and data bus
> > works, how a processor is built up from transistor
> > functions, I strongly recommend that you buy a good
> > beginners book of processor design.
> Do you have any recommendations?
"Computer Organization and Design" by Patterson and Hennessy
...is one I'm working through right now. Reasonably priced at ~$50 for 620
pages and about half as many more on the CDROM. As an added bonus you will
learn Mips assembly.
darren kirby :: Part of the problem since 1976 :: http://badcomputer.org
"...the number of UNIX installations has grown to 10, with more expected..."
- Dennis Ritchie and Ken Thompson, June 1972
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