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Re: Strange instruction

To: "Dmitriy Tochansky" <>, <>
Subject: Re: Strange instruction
From: "Kevin D. Kissell" <>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2004 10:34:18 +0200
Organization: MIPS Technologies Inc.
Original-recipient: rfc822;
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That's a 64-bit add, which is actually being used as a 64-bit move
of the "sp" register to k1.  Try "objdump -m mips:isa64" (or whatever
variant gives your version of objdump the right to disassemble the
MIPS III+/MIPS64 instructions.

One might suspect that your board monitor ROM was built for a 64-bit CPU.
This illustrates why, if one want to write portable assembler code for MIPS,
one should implement "move" operations as OR Target,$0,Source rather than
using an ADDU or DADDU...

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dmitriy Tochansky" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, October 14, 2004 13:53
Subject: Strange instruction

> Hello!
> When starts kernel for my au1500 board reseting board. After disassembling I 
> found instruction
> which reseting board. Here is few strings of "mipsel-linux-objdump -D 
> vmlinux" output:
> ---
> a0000650:       07400003        bltz    k0,a0000660 <nmi_handler+0x1c>        
> a0000654:       03a0d82d        0x3a0d82d                                     
> a0000658:       3c1ba020        lui     k1,0xa020 
> ---
> Base address changed by me.
> What is A0000654? There is board resets.

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