Subject: Re: SIMH runs NetBSD/vax
To: Olaf Seibert <>
From: Anders Magnusson <>
List: port-vax
Date: 03/10/2002 19:43:02
> I noticed that the kernel is busy-waiting when idle. Can this not be
> improved? I am used to the Motorola 68000 which has a WAIT instruction
> that halts the CPU until an interrupt occurs...
Unfortunately no, the vax do not have any such instruction, busy-wait
is the only solution.

-- Ragge