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Reverse-engineering the interrupt circuitry in the Intel 8086 processor Interrupts have been an important part of computers since the mid-1950s, 1 providing a mechanism to interrupt a program's execution. Inte...

I’m so happy to have discovered these posts by - I learned about microprocessor engineering and programming using the then-current Z80, and the 8086 as featured in this series represented the excitement of the new. These products represent a time when CPU chips were comprehensible to an undergraduate (at a system block level anyway), and carry a load of nostalgia :-)

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