How to Address RISC-V Compliance with Open-ISA and Custom Instructions


In December 2018 the RISC-V Foundation held its inaugural Summit in Silicon Valley. Simon Davidmann reviewed several issues for the industry related to an Open Standard ISA and how the many different implementations can be made compliant to the standard. A status of the Foundations compliance test suite is given and information on the Imperas riscvOVPsim compliance simulator and Mutating Fault Simulation Coverage tool is provided. These are the slides presented.