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Soft error pulse width in CPU

  1. Jul 19, 2012 #1
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    Hi, I am trying to inject some faults into a CPU manually. But I am not sure what should the soft error (SET) pulse width should be? I know that is different in different case. Therefore, I am going to set up a random generator to generator the SET pulse width. But what range should I set?
    I have google the pulse width but it desnot give me any useful information for the range. Most of them are the SET pulse width for inverter.

    Best regard
    Ivan
     
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  3. Jul 19, 2012 #2

    berkeman

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    What computer are you using? Why are you doing this? What if your "soft error" crashes the PC for good?
     
  4. Jul 19, 2012 #3
    Thanks for your reply
    I am using a simply processor and run it in modelsim using verilog. I want to find out the soft error rate and do the recovery. Before the recovery stage, I need to see which block in the processor cause the most errors rate and then consider how much recovery blocks should I put in. I know ALU and control block normally cause the most fault in CPU but I would like to make the "balance" between each block for recovery.
     
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