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Re: In r4k, where does PC point to?

To: Dominic Sweetman <dom@mips.com>
Subject: Re: In r4k, where does PC point to?
From: karthikeyan natarajan <karthik_96cse@yahoo.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Jan 2004 16:49:56 +0000 (GMT)
Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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Hi Dominic,

    Thanks for your comment.. replies inline..

> One more try:
> 
> > > A MIPS CPU does not have a register called "PC".
>  In...
> > 
> > In the r4k user manual, it is mentioned that there
> is
> > a special register PC in the core CPU (other than
> the 
> > HI & LO special registers).
> 
> OK, by "register" I mean strictly something which is
> software-visible - like "$2" or the coprocessor-zero
> register called
> "EPC".
> 
> There is no PC register in my sense, and if you've
> found a manual
> claiming that one exists, that manual is wrong -
> send me URL and
> tell me how to find this text.

Here is the link..
http://www.cag.lcs.mit.edu/raw/documents/R4400_Uman_book_Ed2.pdf


    The documentation about the PC is present in the
chapter-1 under the section "CPU Register Overview".

    Please let me know whether this manual is correct.

Thanks much,
-karthi

> --
> Dominic
> 
> 
>  

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