The PowerPC Architecture: 64-bit power with 32-bit compatibility

@article{Peng1995ThePA,
  title={The PowerPC Architecture: 64-bit power with 32-bit compatibility},
  author={C. Ray Peng and Thomas A. Petersen and Ron Clark},
  journal={Digest of Papers. COMPCON'95. Technologies for the Information Superhighway},
  year={1995},
  pages={300-307}
}
This paper details the 64-bit PowerPC Architecture specification. It compares and contrasts the 32-bit subset specification against the full 64-bit specification. Architecture, application OS, and hardware implications of the 64-bit specifications are all explored in detail. In addition, 32- and 64-bit compatibility and OS migration strategies are described. The PowerPC 620 microprocessor implementation is used as a vehicle when examining the 64-bit features. The 620's MMU is described, and… CONTINUE READING
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