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by Liza
Fri Nov 07, 2008 4:17 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 15
Views: 43569

Computer studies

Computer studies student, I love programming (web + desktop) and I'd really love to have my own OS. by the way, I live in Malta(link), a tiny island, and since we have had massive improvements in IT lately, such as Smart City, it seems I have been influenced by it. I also love graphic design and lik...
by Liza
Fri Nov 07, 2008 4:16 pm
Forum: Assembly Language
Topic: The hlt instruction
Replies: 3
Views: 17649

increase the instruction

Well when the hlt instruction is um executed will the cpu just:

Not increase the instruction pointer and therefore execute hlt until an interupt occurs, or

Actully turn off the cpu/put it in idle?
by Liza
Fri Nov 07, 2008 4:15 pm
Forum: Assembly Language
Topic: Q: how i can print the content of AX register ..plz help.
Replies: 8
Views: 28305

I remember someone

I remember someone saying that int 0x12/0 was not a reliable method of obtaining the amount of RAM present. The foolproof method is to read it from the CMOS data section and while it is easy in theory, I have yet to find a document that where in CMOS I can find the RAM information and how to decode ...