Subject: Re: See MIPS Run
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 04/19/2000 07:49:31
On Wed, Apr 19, 2000 at 08:58:32PM +0900, Toru Nishimura wrote:
> One comment I can make; on page 211, the auther says;
> NEC ommited ll/sc instructions from its core from Vr4100 CPU, probably
> unaware that uniprocessors can benefit from these instruction too.
> He guessed correctly. I happen to know some of NEC semiconductor
> guys, and they sometimes unaware of what MIPS processor design is
> trying to solve, particularly in the area of how operating system
> would utilize the processor design.
Well, that really sucks! How does WinCE implement locking primitives
for its thread library on those CPUs?
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>