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Software Implementation of an Architecture's Virtual Translation Mechanism

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000038043D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-31

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Brase, BA Gabele, CI [+details]

Abstract

The virtual address translation mechanism as defined by the Architecture document is cumbersome to compute. The software implementation of this process provides a check on the hardware model and on any test case in question. It is an efficient and exact method that can be used consistently by individuals with widely varying degrees of experience.