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Microcode Branching Technique

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000056483D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-14

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Kiselak, JA Nadarzynski, EA Pedersen, RJ [+details]

Abstract

A technique is presented for remembering the direction of microcode branch when a halt condition exists and is accomplished by alteration of microcode branch test specification fields as a means of saving the state of system branch conditions through a system halt condition.