MIPS R3000 Instruction Set and Advanced Machine Documents

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MIPS R3000 Instruction Set and Advanced Machine Documents

Post by Shadow » May 18th, 2012, 11:06 pm

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Re: MIPS R3000 Instruction Set and Advanced Machine Document

Post by Shadow » December 5th, 2012, 2:50 pm

Here are some more useful documents.
They have CPU Register Assignments that are similar to the PSX's.

https://www.box.com/s/q1tl8yuufsftosvxqyce
https://www.box.com/s/lmr4nw30cvdhdk5ng7ex
https://www.box.com/s/q8h8cullxt794qy3jy4y
https://www.box.com/s/mxq2x2int6ti7nah89ux

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Re: MIPS R3000 Instruction Set and Advanced Machine Document

Post by sickle » July 30th, 2013, 5:07 am

Thanks man, nice list - here are a few I found pretty useful:
http://www.cs.umd.edu/class/sum2003/cmsc311/Notes/ (Scroll to mips section, there's a pretty good introduction)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MIPS_architecture (seems kinda obvious, but the assembly section is invaluable)

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Re: MIPS R3000 Instruction Set and Advanced Machine Document

Post by Someone » March 2nd, 2017, 1:18 pm

Very nice pdf presentation for newbies:
http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~sedwards/cl ... ps-isa.pdf

And some very useful tools for learning and practicing:
MARS
http://courses.missouristate.edu/KenVollmar/mars/
SPIM
http://spimsimulator.sourceforge.net/

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Post by EmuChris » March 23rd, 2017, 10:47 pm

Thnx for the links Someone. Ill have a look at it :)

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Re: MIPS R3000 Instruction Set and Advanced Machine Documents

Post by MrQuetch » February 16th, 2020, 11:52 am

A bit different, and a bit late to the topic... But, in one of Lameguy64's ASM examples, he writes this:

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opt	m+,l.,c+

    section data            ; Store the array in the data section

    global tim_my_image     ; Define label as global
tim_my_image:
    incbin 'my_image.tim'   ; Include file data (your TIM)
Where may I find the keywords he uses for ASM? I would like to try writing other things rather than including binary files.

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Re: MIPS R3000 Instruction Set and Advanced Machine Documents

Post by Shadow » February 16th, 2020, 3:32 pm

Just run "ASMPSX.EXE" and it will list the switches.
  • m+/- enable/disable macro instructions
  • l<char> make <char> the local label character (not + or -)
  • c-/+ case sensitivity
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Re: MIPS R3000 Instruction Set and Advanced Machine Documents

Post by MrQuetch » February 16th, 2020, 4:01 pm

Shadow wrote: February 16th, 2020, 3:32 pm Just run "ASMPSX.EXE" and it will list the switches.
  • m+/- enable/disable macro instructions
  • l<char> make <char> the local label character (not + or -)
  • c-/+ case sensitivity
Oh... I wasn't clear enough - I'm sorry. I meant other words like 'section', 'incbin', etc,. I just want to know what else I can do.

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Re: MIPS R3000 Instruction Set and Advanced Machine Documents

Post by Shadow » February 16th, 2020, 4:37 pm

Check the documentation for the assembler.
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