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Assembly language programming using PCSpim

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I need to mplement a muxtex that uses a separate FIFO to transfer processes that are waiting to get into the critical section from the run queue. I need to write the code in assembly language using PCSpim.  I am not very familar using this language.  Can you Please help.
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One assumes that you are using a good architecture or operating systems text book which describes the MIPS R2000 assembly language. If you're not I can suggest on (Hennesy and Patterson OR Patterson and Hennesy (they wrote two architecture books together, one undergraduate and one graduate; I like the graduate text better though it is not quite as nice for teaching assembly language). If so I urge you to read the book and look at the code you are going to fit your code into.

This is a homework assignment and it is EE policy that experts cannot write your homework for you and you cannot ask for that. I would be happy to answer specific questions (though my Hennesy and Patterson is 1000 miles away right now so I might struggle with specific syntax). It is obvious that this is a piece of a larger operating system; read and understand the code where your mutex must fit. Understand what Spim instructions are atomic and how a critical section is implemented.

Good luck, -bcl
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