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TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION

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HP 9000 Chipset Documentation

PA-RISC 1.1 Architecture Specifications

PA-RISC 2.0 Architecture Specifications

HP 9000 User/Owner Guides

PA-RISC Papers and Presentations

Other Useful Links


 

HP 9000 Chipset Documentation

zx1-mio.pdf 2500k April 17, 2003 zx1 Memory and I/O controllers ERS (Edited) aka "Pluto"
 
zx1-ioa-mercury_ers.pdf 633k April 18, 2003 zx1 Mercury ERS (Edited)
 
astro_intro.ps 39k Feb 17, 2000 Astro Overview (IOMMU/Mem Controller)
 
astro_errors.ps 1522k Feb 17, 2000 Astro Error Handling
 
astro_ioc.ps 2393k Feb 17, 2000 Astro R2I Operation/Registers
 
astro_regmap.ps 338k Feb 17, 2000 Astro Register Map
 
astro_runway.ps 2038k Feb 17, 2000 Astro Runway Interface
 
astro_sysmap.ps 128k Feb 17, 2000 Memory Map of an Astro based system
 
elroy_ers.ps 4707k Feb 17, 2000 Elroy PCI Controller ERS (Edited)
(eg in A500/C3000)
 
dino_ers.ps, Dino_3_1_Errata.html 5794k, 7k June 3, 1999 DINO PCI bus controller
(eg in A180/B180/C360)
 
PCXL_ers.pdf, PCXL_ers.ps 401k, 462k July 20, 1999 PA-RISC 1.1 7100 PCXL CPU ERS
 
pcxl2_ers.pdf, pcxl2_ers.ps 716k, 4127k July 20, 1999 PA RISC 1.1 7300 PCXL2 CPU ERS
 
lasi_ers.ps 4344k June 3, 1999 LASI Core IO Device ERS
(eg in 712/715/725/A180/B180/C360)
 
hardball_ers.pdf 4235k November 2001 Hardball ERS - 735/755 (Outfield, Cutoff, etc.)
 
PC87415.pdf 381k Aug 1996 National Semiconductor PC87415 Dual Channel IDE controller Data Sheet. (integrated in PC87560UBD SuckyIO "Legacy IO Controller")
 
WAX_ERS pdf (Redacted) 12MB October 2007 WAX ERS - GSC to EISA adapter
 


PA-RISC 1.1 Architecture Specifications

pa11_acd.pdf 1.4M Feb 1994 PA-RISC 1.1 Architecture and Instruction Set Reference Manual
( HTML PDF HP DSPP )
 
ver_nums.pdf 90k March 1999 PA-RISC 1.1 I/O Firmware Architecture Reference Specification:
Version and Identification Number Allocation.
 
pdc11-v0.96-Ch1-procs.pdf 280k March 1999 PA-RISC 1.1 Firmware Architecture Reference Specification:
Processor Dependent Code (PDC) Procedures.
 
pdc11-v0.96-Ch3-IODC.pdf 298k March 1999 PA-RISC 1.1 I/O Firmware Architecture Reference Specification: IODC (chapter 3)
 
pa-runtime-32-SOM.pdf 1.1M 1997 PA-RISC 32-bit Runtime Environment (SOM Binaries). Covers PA 1.0, 1.1 and 2.0.
 
sti.pdf 409k April 15, 2000 Standard Text Interface (STI)
 


PA-RISC 2.0 Architecture Specifications

parisc2.0.pdf 2.3M 1995 PA-RISC 2.0 Instruction Set Architecture
(Updated from HP : HTML PDF) Errata
 
pa64rt.pdf 127k 1997 64-Bit Runtime Architecture for PA-RISC 2.0

 
unwind.pdf 138k Sep 16,1997 UNWIND PA64 Functional Specification.
 
rad_11_0_32.pdf 575k 1997 HPUX 11.0 32-bit Runtime Environment. Only covers PA2.0.
 
pdc20-v0.36-ChC-datafmt.pdf 32k March 1999 PA-RISC 2.0 Firmware Architecture Reference:
Memory Data Formats.
 
92432-90012.pdf 312k June 1998 HP Assembler Reference Manual
 
pdc20-v1.1-Ch3-pdce.pdf 196k July 2004 PA-RISC 2.0 Firmware Architecture Reference Specification:
Processor Dependent Code (PDC) Entry Points. (Chapter 3) (older v1.0) (older v0.36)
 
pdc20-v1.1-Ch4-pdc.pdf 356k July 2004 PA-RISC 2.0 Firmware Architecture Reference Specification:
Processor Dependent Code (PDC) Procedures (Chapter 4) (older v1.0) (older v0.36)
 
pdc20-v1.1-Ch5-iodc.pdf 304k July 2004 PA-RISC 2.0 Firmware Architecture Reference Specification: IODC (Chapter 5)
 
pdc20-v1.1-Ch6-os_interface.pdf 48k July 2004 PA-RISC 2.0 Firmware Architecture Reference Specification:
Operating System Interface (Chapter 6)
 


HP 9000 User/Owner Guides

980723.pdf 9259k May 9, 1999 HP-UX Workstation HCL (Hardware Compatibility List):
This explains the features of released hardware.
 
980723ng.pdf 1115k May 9, 1999 HP-UX Workstation HCL (Hardware Compatibility List):
This explains the features of previously released hardware. This provides supplemental materials to 980723.pdf (above).
 
712_service-handbook.pdf 4637k July 11, 2003 HP 9000/712 Service Handbook
 
712_technical_manual.pdf 3825k July 11, 2003 HP 9000/712 Technical Manual
 
715_service-handbook.pdf 5225K August, 1995 HP 9000/715 Service Handbook 4th Ed.
 

 
720-730_owners-guide.pdf 1830k July 11, 2003 HP 9000/720 and 730 Owner's Guide
 
735_service.pdf 7408k July 11, 2003 Overview of A180 features:
HP 9000/735 Service Handbook
750_owners-guide.pdf 2150k July 11, 2003 HP 9000/750 Owner's Guide
 
a180.pdf 64k May 9, 1999 Overview of A180[C] features:
This provides the first docs on the A180 internals.
 
a180-user.pdf 935k July 11, 2003 A180[C] User Manual
 
b1xx-owners.pdf 1549k July 11, 2003 B-Class (B1xxL) Owner's Guide
 
b1xx-service.pdf 1029k July 11, 2003 B-Class (B1xxL) Service Manual
 
c100_110-owners.pdf 1716k July 11, 2003 C100/C110 Owner's Guide
 
c160_thru_c360-owners.pdf 1495k July 11, 2003 C160/C180/C200/C240/C360 Owner's Guide
 
c160l_owners.pdf 1760k July 11, 2003 C160L Owner's Guide
 
cxxx-service.pdf 1715k July 11, 2003 C-Class (Cxxx[L]) Service Manual
 
e-class_hpjournal.pdf 104k July 11, 2003 E-Class (Ex5) HP Journal Article
 
j280_owners.pdf 6442k July 11, 2003 J280 Owner's Guide
 


PA-RISC Papers and Presentations

PA-8700wp.pdf 189KB April, 2000 PA-RISC 8x00 Family of Microprocessors with Focus on PA-8700:
Summary of PA-RISC architecture and implementations up to PA-8600 and features of the PA 8700 implementation.
 
PA_PerfGuide_vs2.pdf 162KB October 8, 1997 Enabling Optimizations to Achieve Higher Performance on the HP PA-RISC Architecture. Discusses how to measure CPU perf, what impacts it, and HP compiler options.
 
pa7300lc_config.pdf 11KB June, 1997 Configurability of the PA 7300LC. One page summary of config options for PA7300LC system designers.
 
four_way_superscalar.pdf 195KB August, 1997 Four-Way Superscalar PA-RISC Processors:
HP PA 8000 and PA 8200 PA-RISC CPU features. First published in HP Journal, August 1997.
 
pa7300lc_design.pdf 118KB June, 1997 High-Performance Processor Design Guided by System Costs. 10 pages.
 
pa7300lc_on_chip.pdf 49KB June, 1997 The PA 7300LC Microprocessor: A Highly Integrated System on a Chip. 5 Pages.
 
isscc.8500.pdf 91KB Feb, 1999 PA8500: A 500 MHz 64 bit RISC CPU with 1.5Mbyte on chip Cache
 
isscc_cache_talk.pdf 144KB 1997? PA8500: A 500MHz 1.5 MByte Cache with On-Chip CPU. Jonathan Lachman and J. Michael Hill.
 
isscc_cache_talk_2.pdf 119KB 2000 PA8700: A 900MHz 2.25MByte Cache with On Chip CPU. Jonathan Lachman and J. Michael Hill.
 
mako_mpf_2001.pdf 1409KB October, 2001 HP's PA-8800 Processor:
Slideset from the 2001 Microprocessor Forum.
 
pa2c96.pdf 66KB 1996 64-bit and Multimedia Extensions in the PA-RISC 2.0 Architecture. Ruby Lee and Jerry Huck. 10 pages.
 
pa7200_design.pdf 171KB February, 1996 Design of the HP PA 7200 CPU. Kenneth K Chan, et al. 11 pages.
 
pa8000-compiler_opt.pdf 47KB 1997? Compiler Optimizations for the PA-8000. Anne M. Holler. 11 pages.
 

OTHER USEFUL LINKS