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Reviewing the GNUSim8085

This article reviews the GNUSim8085 — a graphical simulator, assembler and debugger for the Intel 8085 microprocessor. The Intel 8085 is an 8-bit microprocessor that was launched by Intel in 1977 and hence…

Input/Output

Device Drivers, Part 9: I/O Control in Linux

This article, which is part of the series on Linux device drivers, talks about the typical ioctl() implementation and usage in Linux. “Get me a laptop, and tell me about the x86 hardware…

Accessing hardware in Linux

Device Drivers, Part 7: Generic Hardware Access in Linux

This article, which is part of the series on Linux device drivers, talks about accessing hardware in Linux. Shweta was all jubilant about her character driver achievements, as she entered the Linux device…

Handling interrupts

Handling Interrupts

In my last article, we explored the concept of interrupts and how they catch the CPU’s attention. In this article, we will look at what happens after an interrupt occurs. Let’s start by…

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