Subject: Re: cache
To: None <amiga@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Michael van Elst <email@example.com>
Date: 03/27/1996 02:21:08
Geert Uytterhoeven <Geert.Uytterhoeven@CS.kuleuven.ac.be> writes:
>Turning off all caches slows down the system by a factor of
>about 12, so there really is a big leap between RAM access and '040 internal
Sure. But you shouldn't think that this is a factor of about 12 :)
Disabling the caches effectively kills the internal pipelining too
and even if the RAM could be accessed at the maximum bus speed you
would see a gain from the internal caches.
Michael van Elst
"A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."