scheinin at crs4.it
Fri Feb 23 03:00:52 PST 2001
I missed some of the first articles in this thread, but I would like
to comment on the remark:
> Um, are you talking about Tera's hardware threading support?
> I fail to see how this is supposed to be optimal.
> Why tolerate costly context switching, if you can allocate a
> dedicated CPU to each asynchronous thread?
On the Tera CPU, the context switch is not costly whereas the CPU
with leading-edge performance is costly.
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