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Can uninitialized data be initialized in IDA?

I'm trying to disassemble a program written for a CPU/machine that is not the same or even similar to what I am running IDA on. A program for the R3000 processor to be specific. Not to mention the ...
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Vendor toolchain

I'm happy owner of asus O!Play HDP-R1 device. It has open source toolchain. I want to know if it was modified in some way to support features of their device, or is it just an old version of gcc ...
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MIPS as a measurement of raw integer data processing

I'm looking for a way to contextualize generational differences in computing performance. Is this a correct application of the MIPS measurement? MOS 6502 - 0.500 MIPS at 1 MHz. As an 8-bit CPU it ...
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Why MIPS CPU has 32 Register? [closed]

Why MIPS CPU has 32 registers in the register file? Could it be more or less? What's the impact if we modify the size of register file?
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What does cpu MHz mean in /proc/cpuinfo?

I own Quad-core Core i5 laptop. I got curious to know how much time it takes for my laptop to execute a simple instruction. So, I did cat /proc/cpuinfo. Below is the relevant portion of it, model ...
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what is the difference/similarity between MIPS and FLOPS?

I believe both MIPS and FLOPS are metrices for calculating processor speed. What is the difference between them? Are they in any way related or dependent on each other?
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How reliable a measure of relative CPU Performance is MIPs?

I notice no marketing mentions MIPs, and its not mentioned in specifications for processors. How reliable is this statistic? By now we all know more Mhz and Ghz is not necessarily a good direct ...
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Is the MIPS architecture more related to Harvard or Von Neumann?

I can't seem to figure this out from the related wikipedia pages: Von Neumann architecture MIPS architecture Harvard architecture
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What is Bogo MIPS, DMIPS

1.) I have read about bogo on wikipedia, but could not get clear idea. So what exactly is bogo mips? What does the table of rating and index for bogo mips for different processors mean? 2.) Whats a ...