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ARM System Developer's Guide Designing and Optimizing System Software

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ISBN-10: 1558608745

ISBN-13: 9781558608740

Edition: 2004

Authors: Andrew Sloss, Dominic Symes, Chris Wright

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List price: $94.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publication date: 5/10/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 689
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.784
Language: English

ARM Embedded Systems
The RISC Design Philosophy
The ARM Design Philosophy
Embedded System Hardware
Embedded System Software
Summary
ARM Processor Fundamentals
Registers
Current Program Status Register
Pipeline
Exceptions, Interrupts, and the Vector Table
Core Extensions
Architecture Revisions
ARM Processor Families
Summary
Introduction to the ARM Instruction Set
Data Processing Instructions
Branch Instructions
Load-Store Instructions
Software Interrupt Instruction
Program Status Register Instructions
Loading Constants
ARMv5E Extensions
Conditional Execution
Summary
Introduction to the Thumb Instruction Set
Thumb Register Usage
ARM-Thumb Interworking
Other Branch Instructions
Data Processing Instructions
Single-Register Load-Store Instructions
Multiple-Register Load-Store Instructions
Stack Instructions
Software Interrupt Instruction
Summary
Efficient C Programming
Overview of C Compilers and Optimization
Basic C Data Types
C Looping Structures
Register Allocation
Function Calls
Pointer Aliasing
Structure Arrangement
Bit-fields
Unaligned Data and Endianness
Division
Floating Point
Inline Functions and Inline Assembly
Portability Issues
Summary
Writing and Optimizing ARM Assembly Code
Writing Assembly Code
Profiling and Cycle Counting
Instruction Scheduling
Register Allocation
Conditional Execution
Looping Constructs
Bit Manipulation
Efficient Switches
Handling Unaligned Data
Summary
Optimized Primitives
Double-Precision Integer Multiplication
Integer Normalization and Count Leading Zeros
Division
Square Roots
Transcendental Functions: log, exp, sin, cos
Endian Reversal and Bit Operations
Saturated and Rounded Arithmetic
Random Number Generation
Summary
Digital Signal Processing
Representing a Digital Signal
Introduction to DSP on the ARM
FIR filters
IIR Filters
The Discrete Fourier Transform
Summary
Exception and Interruput Handling
Exception Handling
Interrupts
Interrupt Handling Schemes
Summary
Firmware
Firmware and Bootloader
Example: Sandstone
Summary
Embedded Operating Systems
Fundamental Components
Example: Simple Little Operating System
Summary
Caches
The Memory Hierarchy and Cache Memory
Cache Architecture
Cache Policy
Coprocessor 15 and Caches
Flushing and Cleaning Cache Memory
Cache Lockdown
Caches and Software Performance
Summary
Memory Protection Units
Protected Regions
Initializing the MPU, Caches, and Write Buffer
Demonstration of an MPU system
Summary
Memory Management Units
Moving from an MPU to an MMU
How Virtual Memory Works
Details of the ARM MMU
Page Tables
The Translation Lookaside Buffer
Domains and Memory Access Permission
The Caches and Write Buffer
Coprocessor 15 and MMU Configuration
The Fast Context Switch Extension
Demonstration: A Small Virtual Memory System
The Demonstration as mmuSLOS
Summary
The Future of the Architecture
Advanced DSP and SIMD Support in ARMv6
System and Multiprocessor Support Additions to ARMv6
ARMv6 Implementations
Future Technologies beyond ARMv6