Monthly Archives: April 2013

Computer System Chapter 3

The Intel processor line, colloquially referred to as x86. Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Intel’s biggest competitor. gcc -O1 -o p p1.c p2.c The command-line option -O1 instructs the compiler to apply level-one optimizations. In practice, level-two optimization (specified with the option -O2) is … Continue reading

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Computer System Chapter 1

Source program is a sequence of bits, each with a value of 0 or 1, organized in 8-bit chunks called bytes. In order to run hello.c on the system, the individual C statements must be translated by other programs into … Continue reading

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