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Assignment No. 01

Semester: Spring 2018

CS609: System Programming

Total Marks: 20


Due Date:

May 10, 2018




Please read the following instructions carefully before submitting assignment. It should be clear that your assignment will not get any credit if:


§  The assignment is submitted after due date.

§  The submitted assignment does not open or file is corrupt.

§  You have not followed steps described in Detailed Instructions of the problem statement.

§  Assignment is copied (partial or full) from any source (websites, forums, students, etc.) Strict action will be taken in this regard.


Note: You have to upload only .doc or .docx file. Assignment in any other format (extension) will not be accepted and will be awarded with zero marks.




The objective of this assignment is to provide hands-on experience of System Programming concepts including:


·         Interrupts

·         Generating interrupts

·         Writing our own interrupt functions

·         Making a Terminate and Stay Resident (TSR) program

·         Accessing monitor text memory area

·         Taking input from user and invoking relevant interrupt functions


Lectures Covered:


This assignment covers lecture # 1 to lecture # 6





For any assignment related query, contact at CS609@vu.edu.pk



Problem Statement:


Write a TSR (Terminate and Stay Resident) program, by using interrupt 65H, that will print Student ID when 0 is pressed by the user, and full Name when 1 is pressed by the user.


Detailed Instructions:

1)      In this program, you will implement interrupt 65H which is currently not used by operating system.

2)      Interrupt 65H function must check for Service Number – if service number is 0, your Student ID will be printed and if service number is 1, your full Name will be displayed. In order to implement this, place service number in AH register. Interrupt 65H will check its value and will perform relevant function.

3)      Student ID or full Name must be printed at the beginning of monitor text memory area, 0xb8000000

4)      Calculate Attribute Byte for both Student ID and Name according to the following criteria:

a.       Text blinking: No

b.      Background color: White

c.       Foreground color: Black

d.      Bold text: No

5)      Visit this link: https://ascii.cl/ for complete ASCII table. This table is also available in the Downloads section of LMS.

6)      Use keep() function to make this program TSR.

7)      After writing interrupt 65H, write a test function which will take input from user (for example: Enter 0 for printing Student ID and 1 for printing Name), place relevant service number in AH register, and generate interrupt function. You may use switch statement for this.

8)      Your assignment file should be a single Word file (.doc or .docx) containing:

a.       Complete interrupt function (both services must be implemented)

b.      Test function to generate interrupt as given in instruction # 7

9)      You can use Consolas font for enhancing readability of the code in Word file.


You should NOT use interrupt 21/09H to display Student ID or Name. It must be displayed only by accessing monitor text memory area.

Best of Luck!


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Another Example
In the following example memory mapped I/O is used in combination with interrupt
interception to perform an interesting task.
#include <dos.h>
void interrupt (*old)();
void interrupt newfunc();
char far *scr=(char far* ) 0xb8000000;
void main()
void interrupt newfunc ()
*scr=0x41; //corrected ;;;;;;;;*scr=0x704D43160201372H
*(scr+1)=0x07; //corrected,,,,,,,,*scr=0x70495152415F48414441594154H
In the above example the timer interrupt is intercepted such that whenever the timer
interrupt is invoked (by means of hardware) the memory resident newfunc() is invoked.
This function simply displays the ASCII character 0x41 or ‘A’ in the top left corner of the
text screen.

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void interrupt (*old)( );
void interrupt newfunc( );
char far *scr = (char far* ) 0xB8000000;
int j;
void main( )
old = getvect(0x09);
void interrupt newfunc ( )
{ for( j = 0;j < 4000; j += 2)
if (*(scr +j) == ‘1’)
*(scr + j) = ‘9’;
(*old)( ); }
This too is a familiar example. Whenever a key is pressed from the keyboard the newfunc
functions runs through whole of the test display memory and replaces the ASCII ‘1’
displayed by ASCII ‘9’.

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