System Call

SC-Form

  • sc LEV

Pseudo-code:

SRR0 <-iea CIA + 4
SRR1[33:36] <- 0
SRR1[42:47] <- 0
SRR1[0:32]  <- MSR[0:32]
SRR1[37:41] <- MSR[37:41]
SRR1[48:63] <- MSR[48:63]
MSR <- new_value
NIA <- 0x0000_0000_0000_0C00

Special Registers Altered:

SRR0 SRR1 MSR

System Call Vectored

SC-Form

  • scv LEV

Pseudo-code:

LR <- CIA + 4
SRR1[33:36] <- undefined
SRR1[42:47] <- undefined
SRR1[0:32]  <- MSR[0:32]
SRR1[37:41] <- MSR[37:41]
SRR1[48:63] <- MSR[48:63]
MSR <- new_value
NIA <- vectored

Special Registers Altered:

LR CTR MSR

Return From System Call Vectored

XL-Form

  • rfscv

Pseudo-code:

if (MSR[29:31] != 0b010) | (CTR[29:31] != 0b000) then
    MSR[29:31] <- CTR[29:31]
MSR[48] <- CTR[49]
MSR[58] <- CTR[49]
MSR[59] <- CTR[49]
MSR[0:2] <- CTR[0:2]
MSR[4:28] <- CTR[4:28]
MSR[32] <- CTR[32]
MSR[37:41] <- CTR[37:41]
MSR[49:50] <- CTR[49:50]
MSR[52:57] <- CTR[52:57]
MSR[60:63] <- CTR[60:63]
NIA <-iea LR[0:61] || 0b00

Special Registers Altered:

MSR

Return From Interrupt Doubleword

XL-Form

  • rfid

Pseudo-code:

MSR[51] <- (MSR[3] & SRR1[51]) | ((¬MSR[3] & MSR[51]))
MSR[3] <- (MSR[3] & SRR1[3])
if (MSR[29:31] != 0b010) | (SRR1[29:31] != 0b000) then
    MSR[29:31] <- SRR1[29:31]
MSR[48] <- SRR1[48] | SRR1[49]
MSR[58] <- SRR1[58] | SRR1[49]
MSR[59] <- SRR1[59] | SRR1[49]
MSR[0:2] <- SRR1[0:2]
MSR[4:28] <- SRR1[4:28]
MSR[32] <- SRR1[32]
MSR[37:41] <- SRR1[37:41]
MSR[49:50] <- SRR1[49:50]
MSR[52:57] <- SRR1[52:57]
MSR[60:63] <- SRR1[60:63]
NIA <-iea SRR0[0:61] || 0b00

Special Registers Altered:

MSR

Hypervisor Return From Interrupt Doubleword

XL-Form

  • hrfid

Pseudo-code:

if (MSR[29:31] != 0b010) | (HSRR1[29:31] != 0b000) then
    MSR[29:31] <- HSRR1[29:31]
MSR[48] <- HSRR1[48] | HSRR1[49]
MSR[58] <- HSRR1[58] | HSRR1[49]
MSR[59] <- HSRR1[59] | HSRR1[49]
MSR[0:28] <- HSRR1[0:28]
MSR[32] <- HSRR1[32]
MSR[37:41] <- HSRR1[37:41]
MSR[49:57] <- HSRR1[49:57]
MSR[60:63] <- HSRR1[60:63]
NIA <-iea HSRR0[0:61] || 0b00

Special Registers Altered:

MSR