hardware register


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hardware register

(hardware, system administration)
(Or "hardware log") A list of all hardware, both internal and external, that is attached to a particular computer.
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Setting a bit in an internal hardware register enables DPM.
Embedded C provides a single uniform syntax for basic I/O hardware register addressing, which will improve consistency and portability of low-level I/O access across compilers.
The software package includes a service-aware API that simplifies code development, thus, allowing engineers to focus on embedded application development instead of hardware register configuration.
It also automatically generates software macros that depict hardware register addresses, size and bit position, eliminating errors that can occur in a manual approach.
This handler uses hardware register banks for zero cycle context switching so that the key servo routines are executed efficiently.
The AltaAPI[TM] software development tools are designed in a proper, layered architecture that abstracts complex network hardware registers and data structures; this provides the customer a reliable, structured application that maximize cross platform compatibility," explains Rich Wade, CTO of Alta.
Additionally, the virtual processor model provides an excellent level of detail regarding hardware registers, software variables and hardware design issues, enabling simulation runs that closely reflect actual system behavior.
These TCs of hardware registers and program counters channel concurrent multi-threading into a common execution pipeline.
The CompactPCI 9056RDK-860's software and hardware registers are backward-compatible with PLX's CompactPCI 9054RDK-860 for the 32-bit, 33MHz PLX PCI 9054 I/O Accelerator chip, allowing designers to migrate their existing PCI-bus MPC850/860 designs to 32-bit, 66MHz PCI solutions.
The devices offer six I/O pins with on-chip clock oscillator, 33 single-word instructions, full-speed 1 microsecond instruction cycle at 4 MHz, seven special function hardware registers, two-level deep hardware stack, 8-bit real time clock/counter with 8-bit programmable prescaler, watchdog timer and direct LED drive.
Additional features include 60 special function hardware registers, eight level deep hardware stack, interrupt capability, 52 I/O pins, pulse-width modulation output and Synchronous Serial Port supporting SPI(TM) and I2C(TM) buses and brown-out detection circuitry for brown-out reset (BOR).
The CompactPCI 9656RDK-860 software and hardware registers are backward-compatible with PLX CompactPCI 9054RDK-860, allowing designers to migrate their existing 32-bit, 33MHz PCI bus PowerQUICC designs into 64-bit, 66MHz PCI solutions.