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Newsgroups: alt.folklore.computers, alt.sys.pdp10
From: pe...@taronga.com (Peter da Silva)
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 16:57:34 +0000 (UTC)
Local: Thurs, May 15 2008 12:57 pm
Subject: Re: Microsoft versus Digital Equipment Corporation
In article <nK6dnQg0w_zAh7HVnZ2dnUVZ_r_in...@rcn.net>,
jmfbah <jmfbahciv@aol> wrote:Not with a physically-mapped cache, and even with a virtually-mapped cache
>Stopping a job or process would
>require the OS to manipulate the cache.
the MMU wshould take care of this, otherwise the pager needs to start doing
a bunch of unnecessary yak shaving.
>Tidying up files such asAre you talking about the buffer cache now? Well, if you think of RAM as
>closing them requires the OS to sniff around and ensuring that the
>correct data gets written and that the incorrect data doesn't get
L4 cache for the disk, I guess that makes sense, but still...
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