> The pipeline in software (mul a,b,c -> result from two multiplies back in
> c) is an '860 "feature".
Ahh I guess I got confused...
> The '960 is inattractive for a Unix implementation. In that you are right.
Well thats definitely the target, I change the wording thanks.
> The different versions of the '960 have either a MMU, FP or a Super Scalar
> version. No two of these go together (I think... I use the Super Scalar
> version: the I960 CA). For Unix you need all three. (The military
> is able to get two of them.....)
I'd guess FP and Superscaler. No need for MMU.
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