Subject: Re: PostgreSQL
To: None <tech-perform@NetBSD.org, tech-misc@NetBSD.org,>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com>
Date: 02/02/2006 15:42:18
On Thu, Feb 02, 2006 at 02:35:29PM +0100, Johnny Billquist wrote:
> How could it do that? A write is a write is a write.
> One write is one bus cycle. It's always aligned, and the full width of
> the bus. Otherwise we're talking about the CPU doing a non-aligned
m68k and i386 and vax (at least) do that in hardware.
> which is a read-modify-write.
No, because you can write byte-lanes independently.