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> The desktop/server guys typically use much larger caches (i.e. >= 512K)
> and most have L2, compared to embedded systems which typically use less
> without an L2. So I'd also expect embedded guys using small caches to see
> larger decreases in performance due to more cache misses (i.e. more
> interrupts produce more evictions).
Corrent. FYI: the system used in my tests is a PowerPC at 50 MHz CPU
clock with 4 kB I-Cache and 4 kB D-Cache ...
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Every program has at least one bug and can be shortened by at least
one instruction - from which, by induction, one can deduce that every
program can be reduced to one instruction which doesn't work.