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Early Fixed Divide Interrupt Detection

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000055259D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Maass, KK [+details]

Abstract

A fixed binary divide instruction using a 1 quotient bit per cycle or the 2 quotient bit per cycle algorithm, has to determine a 'fixed divide interrupt'. This interrupt occurs when the signed quotient cannot be contained in the quotient register.