Hardware freaks Unite (on this one)

John R. MacMillan john at chance.UUCP
Wed Mar 27 16:39:04 AEST 1991

|...  Involved project no doubt, but if possible,
|it'd be a safe way to boost performance of the system (as
|opposed to trying to fit a more efficient processor and
|making the OS angry ;-)).

Unless the cache is of physical memory and completely transparent the
virtual memory system would have to know about it.  And if that is
the case, you probably wouldn't get as big performance wins because
the physical memory is changing a lot to handle the virtual address

Of course the only way to find out is for one of you folks who know
which end of a soldering iron to hold to try it out... :-)

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