[rescue] sparc10 cpu - what to do.

Sandwich Maker adh at an.bradford.ma.us
Mon Dec 19 16:43:30 CST 2016

" From: Mouse <mouse at Rodents-Montreal.ORG>
" > didn't someone earlier say it had a really deep prefetch pipeline?
" > that's an architectural mistake for a multitasking environment, since
" > it has to be dumped on every context switch.
" Maybe.  Couldn't the prefetch pipeline be saved and restored as part of
" the context switch?

i don't see why not, save knowing how many contexts one must track.
i've never heard of it though; perhaps that's why.
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