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Re: Basic cache questions

To: Steve Taylor <>
Subject: Re: Basic cache questions
From: Dominic Sweetman <>
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2003 11:07:27 +0100
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> c) Do you think locking out, say, an entire way of a 4-way cache for
>    a dedicated frequently used routine improves or degrades overall
>    system performance?

It usually degrades performance, and is likely to go horribly wrong.

Look around and I expect you can find a better way to turn your effort
into higher performance!

Dominic Sweetman

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