The Manic Depression of Microprocessor Debug

  title={The Manic Depression of Microprocessor Debug},
  author={Don Douglas Josephson},
This paper describes the sometimes exhilarating, sometimes depressing, and always challenging job of bleeding-edge microprocessor debug. It covers an overview of processor dehng, the flows, tools and methods used to perform debug, the process of “root causing” and fixing bugs, and includes case studies of actual bugs from recent processors. In conclusio~, some of the future challenges for microprocessor testing are presented. 
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