FFREE (Free Floating-Point Register)

Opcodes

Opcode Instruction 64-Bit Mode Compat/Leg Mode Description
DD C0+i FFREE ST(i) Valid Valid Sets tag for ST(i) to empty.

Description

Sets the tag in the FPU tag register associated with register ST(i) to empty (11B). The contents of ST(i) and the FPU stack-top pointer (TOP) are not affected.

This instruction’s operation is the same in non-64-bit modes and 64-bit mode.

Operation

TAG(i) ← 11B;

FPU Flags Affected

C0, C1, C2, C3 undefined.

Floating-Point Exceptions

None.

Protected Mode Exceptions

#NM CR0.EM[bit 2] or CR0.TS[bit 3] = 1.
#MF If there is a pending x87 FPU exception.
#UD If the LOCK prefix is used.

Real-Address Mode Exceptions

Same exceptions as in protected mode.

Virtual-8086 Mode Exceptions

Same exceptions as in protected mode.

Compatibility Mode Exceptions

Same exceptions as in protected mode.

64-Bit Mode Exceptions

Same exceptions as in protected mode.