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Table Of Contents - Intel MultiProcessor Specification

Intel multiprocessor specification
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1.1
Goals ........................................................................................................ 1-1
1.2
Features of the Specification .................................................................... 1-2
1.3
Scope........................................................................................................ 1-2
1.4
Target Audience ....................................................................................... 1-3
1.5
Organization of This Document ................................................................ 1-3
1.6
Conventions Used in This Document ....................................................... 1-4
1.7
For More Information ................................................................................ 1-4
2.1
Hardware Overview .................................................................................. 2-2
2.1.1
System Processors ...................................................................... 2-2
2.1.2
Advanced Programmable Interrupt Controller ............................. 2-3
2.1.3
System Memory ........................................................................... 2-4
2.1.4
I/O Expansion Bus ....................................................................... 2-4
2.2
BIOS Overview ......................................................................................... 2-5
2.3
Operating System Overview ..................................................................... 2-5
3.1
System Memory Configuration ................................................................. 3-1
3.2
System Memory Cacheability and Shareability......................................... 3-2
3.3
External Cache Subsystem ...................................................................... 3-4
3.4
Locking ..................................................................................................... 3-4
3.5
Posted Memory Write ............................................................................... 3-5
3.6
Multiprocessor Interrupt Control ............................................................... 3-5
3.6.1
APIC Architecture ........................................................................ 3-5
3.6.2
Interrupt Modes............................................................................ 3-6
3.6.2.1
3.6.2.2
3.6.2.3
3.6.3
3.6.4
Floating Point Exception Interrupt.............................................. 3-12
3.6.5
APIC Memory Mapping.............................................................. 3-12
PIC Mode ...................................................................... 3-7
Virtual Wire Mode ......................................................... 3-9
Symmetric I/O Mode ................................................... 3-11

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