Questions related to the PowerPC family of RISC processors.
PowerPC is a RISC architecture created jointly by Apple, IBM, and Freescale (formerly Motorola). The PowerPC standard is now handled by Power.org. It includes both 32 and 64 bit versions of the processor.
- Overview of the register set and some history of the ISA
- Wikipedia Article
- Quick reference table of instructions
- Apple's PowerPC Addressing Modes and Assembler Instructions, including details on condition-codes and branches, and that you can compare into CR0..CR7 and use any of them for most branches. Otherwise mostly just the mnemonic and allowed operands, and a one-line description (but there are a LOT of mnemonics so it's nice to have a compact list).
- Download the full manual as pdf
- A helpful table for understanding the relationships between so many inconsistently named ppc processors.