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Full Memory Compare Processor Monitor Circuit

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000067096D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Partridge, JE [+details]

Abstract

The function of stop on address compare is the common technique for monitoring the operation of a CPU when diagnosing hardware problems or debuggging programs. This function allows the operator to monitor a given memory location or to halt computer operation at that memory location.