Exceptions

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  i have the following questions from computer architecture by jordan, i would like to know the solutions for these, iam unable to find them,please help me in knowing the solutions.Any comments and suggestions are welcome

1.)what are the 5 steps to be taken  when an exception occurs?

2.)What are the type of exceptions generated by todays processors.
pradeepyAsked:
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chicagoanCommented:
Would this be a homework assignment?
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philby11Commented:
point 1.click here for the low down
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=http://support.microsoft.com:80/support/kb/articles/q150/3/14.asp&NoWebContent=1#1
as for point 2.

Processor Exceptions and Their Definitions
00: Divide Fault
The processor returns this exception when it encounters a divide fault. A divide fault occurs if division by zero is attempted or if the result of the operation does not fit in the destination operand.
02: NMI Interrupt
Interrupt 2 is reserved for the hardware Non-Maskable-Interrupt condition. No exceptions trap through interrupt 2.
04: Overflow Trap
The overflow trap occurs after an INTO instruction has executed and the 0F bit is set to 1.
05: Bounds Check Fault
The BOUND instruction compares the array index with an upper and lower bound. If the index is out of range, then the processor traps to interrupt 05
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