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Re: [PATCH] qemu does not have dcache aliases

To: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] qemu does not have dcache aliases
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2006 16:02:46 +0100
Cc: Atsushi Nemoto <anemo@mba.ocn.ne.jp>, macro@linux-mips.org, Linux/MIPS Development <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
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On Mon, Aug 21, 2006 at 04:51:40PM +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:

> Or become fully configurable, to make it match every single MIPS core ever
> build?

I imagine a special debug CPU type that throws exception when particular
problems such as cache aliases, stale I-cache lines, back-to-back cp0
operations and other dangerous or suspisious instructions are detected
or more complex and detailed profiling that a processor can offer.

  Ralf

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