On Sun, Dec 21, 2003 at 08:44:25AM +0000, karthikeyan natarajan wrote:
> I would like learn about L1, L2 & L3 caches w.r.t
> MIPS, in detail. Could you pls give me a pointer to
> the document available on the Net...
This information is horribly scattered over lots of resources. A well
written and fun to read book is "See MIPS Run" by Dominik Sweetman; see
also the literature section of www.linux-mips.com. The Hennesey &
Patterson books looks at caches from a more theoretical perspective but
provides the necessary background.