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Instruction Nullification by Saving and Restoring Architected Data

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000055206D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Dale, SP Hicks, GL Howe, LD Pezdirtz, KF [+details]

Abstract

In large computing systems, it is necessary to nullify instructions under certain conditions. For example, this can occur when the program crosses a memory boundary and the next page is not available in memory.