ASSET was recently awarded a multi-year contract for embedding boundary-scan test technology within a military system design. This meets a requirement of greater than 92% structural test diagnostic accuracy in-system, and will save millions of dollars over the lifespan of the system.
In my last article, I used Last Branch Record (LBR) Trace to manually capture UEFI program flow source and destination addresses. This week, I look at the associated instruction opcodes and mnemonics and try to figure out what is going on.
I spent the past two days at the Open Compute Project (OCP) U.S. Summit 2017, in Santa Clara, California. The HUGE news is that Microsoft has ported Windows Server to ARMv8 chips from Qualcomm and Cavium (but, for now, only for use within Azure).
The use of embedded run-control is fast becoming a standard for remote debug on Intel server designs. It’s important to understand the key functionality and performance criteria in evaluating a solution for this application.