Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 4.9 Release Notes

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Prototyping Architectural Support For Program Rollback Using …

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RCCE: A Small Library For Many-Core Communication

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Computer Arithmetic Circuit Design Chapter 15 Variations In …

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A Mechanically Veriﬁed Commercial SRT **Divider**

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Building Buggy Chips – That Work!

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* Fig. 13.5 Shift/subtract sequential restoring **divider**. Signed Integer Division * Signed Integer Division z d | z | | d | sign(z) sign(d) | q | | s | sign(s) = sign(z) sign(q) **Intel** admits “subtle flaw” **Intel**’s white paper about the **bug** and its possible consequences **Intel** … Content Retrieval

380 IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN OF INTEGRATED …

Avoid the use of a hardware **divider** [25]. A similar technique was used to port Windows NT to Alpha processors [14]: A **bug** to the **Intel** Celeron **bug** listed in [1], which we adapt, for simplicity reasons, to a ﬁve-stage pipeline. In this example, … Read Content

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Multiple generation/selection scheme Conversion of redundant q to 2’s complement Radix r **Divider** Pentium **bug** (1) October 1994 Thomas Nicely, **Intel** admits “subtle flaw” **Intel**’s white paper about the **bug** and its possible consequences **Intel** … Get Content Here

**Intel**’s Successes With Formal Methods

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An Holistic Approach To Computer Architecture

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Computer Architecture And Engineering Lecture 8: **Divide** …

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Computer Arithmetic Circuit Design Chapter 14 High-Radix **Dividers**

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Appendix A New New

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AREA AND PERFORMANCE TRADEOFFS IN FLOATING-POINT **DIVIDE** AND …

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ACV: An Arithmetic Circuit Veriﬁer

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The “Pentium **Bug**” And SRT Division

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Division, Pentium Style

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