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Guide to Assembly Language Programming in Linux

By Sivarama P. Dandamudi

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  • ISBN13: 978-0-3872-5897-3
  • 568 Pages
  • User Level: Professionals
  • Publication Date: December 6, 2005
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF

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Full Description
Processor designs can be broadly divided into CISC (Complex Instruction Set Computers) and RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computers). The dominant processor in the PC market, Pentium, belongs to the CISC category, and Linux is fast becoming the number one threat to Microsoft’s Windows in the server market. This unique guidebook provides comprehensive coverage of the key elements of Assembly language programming, specifically targeting professionals and students who would like to learn Assembly and intend or expect to move to the Linux operating system. The book instructs users on how to install Linux on existing Windows machines. Readers are introduced to Linux and its commands, and will gain insights into the NASM assembler (installation and usage).
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Preface.
  2. Part I. Overview: Assembly Language.
  3. Part II. Computer Organization: Digital Logic Circuits.
  4. Memory Organization.
  5. The IA
  6. 32 Architecture.
  7. Part III. Linux: Installing Linux.
  8. Using Linux.
  9. Part IV. NASM: Installing and Using NASM.
  10. Debugging Assembly Language Programs.
  11. Part V. Assembly Language: A First Look at Assembly Language.
  12. More on Assembly Language.
  13. Writing Procedures.
  14. More on Procedures.
  15. Addressing Modes.
  16. Arithmetic Instructions.
  17. Conditional Execution.
  18. Logical and Bit Operations.
  19. Part VI. Advanced Assembly Language: String Processing.
  20. ASCII and BCD Arithmetic.
  21. Recursion.
  22. Protected
  23. Mode Interrupt Processing.
  24. High
  25. Level Language Interface.
  26. Floating
  27. Point Operations.
  28. Appendices: Number Systems.
  29. Character Representation.
  30. Programming Exercises.
  31. IA
  32. 32 Instruction Set.
  33. Glossary.
  34. Index.

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