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Linux Foundation

Foundations of RISC-V Assembly Programming

Linux Foundation via edX


A basic understanding of the assembly language with RISC-V is vital for hardware-related programming. Tasks like debugging and identifying performance-critical program sections are easier to achieve with the foundations of Assembly.

This course is designed for software developers who want to understand what instructions a RISC-V microprocessor finally executes for any software running on it. While this is an introductory course, developers should have a basic understanding of programming concepts and methodologies in order to benefit from the course material.


  • Welcome to LFD117x!

  • Chapter 1. General Information About Assembly Language

  • Chapter 2. Development Environments

  • Chapter 3. RISC-V Unprivileged ISA

  • Chapter 4. Programming RISC-V Assembly

  • Chapter 5. Using the System and Libraries

  • Chapter 6. Examples

  • Final Exam (Verified Track Only)

Taught by

Matthias Koenig


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