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Bluespec Extensible RISC Implementation: BERI Software reference

Robert N. M. Watson, David Chisnall, Brooks Davis, Wojciech Koszek, Simon W. Moore, Steven J. Murdoch, Peter G. Neumann, Jonathan Woodruff

April 2015, 27 pages

Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. Sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), under contract FA8750-10-C-0237 (“CTSRD”) as part of the DARPA CRASH research program. The views, opinions, and/or findings contained in this report are those of the authors and should not be interpreted as representing the official views or policies, either expressed or implied, of the Department of Defense or the U.S. Government. Portions of this work were sponsored by Google, Inc.


The BERI Software Reference documents how to build and use the FreeBSD operating system on the Bluespec Extensible RISC Implementation (BERI) developed by SRI International and the University of Cambridge. The reference is targeted at hardware and software programmers who will work with BERI or BERI-derived systems.

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  author =	 {Watson, Robert N. M. and Chisnall, David and Davis, Brooks
          	  and Koszek, Wojciech and Moore, Simon W. and Murdoch,
          	  Steven J. and Neumann, Peter G. and Woodruff, Jonathan},
  title = 	 {{Bluespec Extensible RISC Implementation: BERI Software
  year = 	 2015,
  month = 	 apr,
  url = 	 {},
  institution =  {University of Cambridge, Computer Laboratory},
  number = 	 {UCAM-CL-TR-869}