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PowerPC 400 and 600/700 Family Programming Model Differences
Related links: PowerPC 750 Series Microprocessors

Application Note
This 11-page application note describes how the programming models differ between the IBM 400 family and the 600/700 family of PowerPC™ architecture processor implementations. It is useful to system designers and programmers porting code from one family to another.

Topics include PowerPC architecture overview, memory management unit, cache differences, exception differences, time base differences, supported endian modes, floating-point supports, APU support, debug registers, power management, and miscellaneous processor-specific registers

Revision Date: 10/01/99

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