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CS501 - Advance Computer Architecture Assignment No. 2 Solution Fall 2018 Due Date: January 29, 2018
Advance Computer Architecture (CS501)
Assignment # 02
Total marks = 20
January 29, 2019
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· Interrupt Priority and Nested Interrupts
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The performance of a 2MHzCPU is calculated as 2 MIPS. Data Transmission speed of a scanner is calculated as 9600 bytes per second. Direct Memory Access (DMA) controller transfers 16-bit data from scanner to memory in one clock cycle using cycle stealing. If such a controller is attached with a system, then calculate the percentage of speed dropped by using DMA controller.
Identify the category of the following8086 Interrupts.Also specify the sub categories if any.
1. Mouse interrupt2. Divide by zero3. Trap4. Non-Maskable5. Breakpoint6. Stack overflow7. Mode Switching8. Invalid opcode9. File Deletion10. Arithmetic overflows