Jeffrey A Law
Mon, 15 Nov 1999 00:24:01 -0700
In message <Pine.LNX.firstname.lastname@example.org>
> What does this actually do:
> ; Get ready for phys->virt transition
> ; First order of business is to adjust some pointers
> depi 3,1,2,%arg0 ; phys->virt(free mem ptr)
> depi 3,1,2, %sp ; phys->virt SP
> depi 3,1,2, %dp ; p2v DP
> in head.S?
> I don't have a 'depi' in the index of my PA 2.0 assembler book. I have a
> depwi and a depdi though.
HP changed a large amount of their assembly syntax for PA2.0.
depi == depwi
Basically they made the extract/deposit instructions explicitly mention
their size [word vs double word].