Computer Science Department
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Important Project-Related Documents
- About your 15-410 AFS Space
Here we explain the care and feeding of your 15-410 AFS volume.
In the event of trouble, please (re-)read this for advice.
- Simics Command Guide
- Our guide to useful Simics commands
- Intel x86 documentation
- These three Intel reference guides are extremely
actually very well written. Do take the time to look over them, they will
be useful in doing each of your projects. These documents are hundreds of
pages - do NOT attempt to print them out (at least, not on a campus
- Intel architecture guide. Explains
the basic organization of the processor and fundamental concepts like the
execution environment, procedure calls and interrupts, and I/O.
- Intel instruction set reference. A
long volume documenting each x86 instruction.
- Intel system programming guide.
Probably the most interesting of the three documents. Explains privilege
levels, segmentation and paging, how to handle interrupts and exceptions,
and a host of other things.
- x86 Segmentation for the 15-410 student
- We don't expect you to fully use the massive crushing power possessed
by the IA32 memory management hardware, so you may find this
Segmentation Handout useful.
- Advice on the dreaded "triple fault"
"Triple fault" isn't a problem per se, but a general class
of problems. You may wish to consult our
Triple-Fault Advice Page.
- PRCS revision control software
- Doxygen Documentation System