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PowerPC Microprocessor Family: The Programming Environments for 32-Bit Microprocessors
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Software Reference Manual
The primary objective of this manual is to help programmers provide software that is compatible across the family of 32-bit PowerPC™ processors. Because the PowerPC architecture is designed to be flexible to support a broad range of both 32 and 64-bit processors, this book provides a general description of features that are common to PowerPC processors and indicates those features that are optional or that may be implemented differently in the design of each processor.

Topics include PowerPC register set, operand conventions, addressing modes and instruction set summary, cache model and memory coherency, exceptions, memory management, instruction set, PowerPC instruction set listings, architecture cross reference, multiple-precision shifts, floating-point models, synchronization programming examples, simplified mnemonics and a glossary of terms and abbreviations.

Publication Number: G522-0290-01

Revision Date: 02/21/00

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