First Edition (October 1997)

Trademarks and Acknowledgements

About This Book

Chapter 1. Assembler Overview

Chapter 2. Processing and Storage

Chapter 3. Syntax and Semantics

Chapter 4. Addressing

Chapter 5. Assembling and Linking a Program

Chapter 6. Extended Instruction Mnemonics

Chapter 7. Migrating Source Programs
Functional Differences for POWER and PowerPC Instructions
Differences between POWER and PowerPC Instructions with the Same Op Code
Extended Mnemonics Changes
POWER Instructions Deleted from PowerPC
New PowerPC Instructions
Instructions Available Only for the PowerPC 601 RISC Microprocessor
Migration of Branch Conditional Statements with No Separator after Mnemonic

Chapter 8. Instruction Set

Chapter 9. Pseudo-ops

Appendix A. Messages

Appendix B. Instruction Set Sorted by Mnemonic

Appendix C. Instruction Set Sorted by Primary and Extended Op Code

Appendix D. Instructions Common to POWER, POWER2, and PowerPC

Appendix E. POWER and POWER2 Instructions

Appendix F. PowerPC Instructions

Appendix G. PowerPC 601 RISC Microprocessor Instructions