CS401 Computer Architecture and Assembly Language Programming Assignment 5 Solution Spring 2013

Question # 1:

Suppose you are assigned to set “date” and “time” of a DOS maintained clock of your system through DOS interrupt. Which interrupt would you use in this case? Also clearly state the service number and attributes of that specific interrupt.

Question 1 Solution:

INT 1Ah AH=03h: Set RTC Time.

INT 1Ah AH=05h: Set RTC Date.

 

Question # 2:

Suppose you are required to format a specific disk track through BIOS interrupt. Which interrupt would you use in the mentioned case? Moreover clearly state the service number and attributes of that specific interrupt.

Question 2 Solution:

INT 13h AH=05h: Format Specific Track.

 

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