Subject: Re: memsync/cacheflush proposals: status
To: None <>
From: Neil A. Carson <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 02/09/1999 13:37:27
Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:

> Uhm, no. Real CPUs (I've read a lot of PPC documentation in the last year) have
> special primitives to build synchronization code... and were not, you could
> always create a system call to deal with this.

Yeah. To be frank, if you're trying to run an 'SMP-like' environment on
a spklit virtual writeback non-snooping system, you're better off not
bothering anyway.


Neil A. Carson