Verification, Characterization, and Debugging of the HP PA 7200 Processor
To guarantee a high-quality product the HP PA 7200 CPU chip was subjected to functional and electrical verification. This article describes the testing methods, the debugging tools and approaches, and the impact of the interactions between the chip design and the IC fabrication process.
by Thomas B. Alexander, Kent A. Dickey, David N. Goldberg, Ross V. La Fetra, James R. McGee, Nazeem Noordeen, and Akshya Prakash
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