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Jan Waclawek
01/04/08 11:36
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#149057 - determinism of the cache
Responding to: Russ Cooper's previous message
At the end of the day, the behaviour of the jump-cache CAN be determined - it's just not that easy if you have many jumps - with interrupts and MOVCs in the picture gets even more complex, although these can be disabled from being cached.

If the total number of jumps (including call/ret) you have in your software is below the number of cache positions (in the silabs, 63, it's quite a lot - how many of the 256 NOP positions did you actually use?), after going through ALL of them, the jumps are then deterministic, but there might be some issues with the NOPs very close to the indirect jump...(?)


List of 27 messages in thread
Number of CPU cycle for 8051 function call      Jae-yong Kim      01/04/08 01:03      
   Do it in assembler      Andy Neil      01/04/08 03:00      
   Delay functions      Andy Neil      01/04/08 03:07      
   A related trick        Russ Cooper      01/04/08 05:56      
      Offset      Andy Neil      01/04/08 07:03      
         Offset      Russ Cooper      01/04/08 07:23      
            Sure      Andy Neil      01/04/08 07:40      
               Over Drive?      Neil Kurzman      01/04/08 10:20      
      a refinement      Erik Malund      01/04/08 07:58      
      NOPs are so bad waste of space...      Jan Waclawek      01/04/08 08:51      
         waste of space... waste of time      Erik Malund      01/04/08 09:24      
            fixed delay      Jan Waclawek      01/04/08 09:54      
               Variable delay      Russ Cooper      01/04/08 11:04      
                  determinism of the cache      Jan Waclawek      01/04/08 11:36      
               there are no cache misses in 'linear code'      Erik Malund      01/04/08 11:16      
                  I got only ONE cache miss...      Jan Waclawek      01/04/08 11:39      
      Old Keil Thread      Jon Ward      01/06/08 18:29      
   What about a Delay like this.      Jerry Black      01/07/08 05:31      
      No, it won't.        Christoph Franck      01/07/08 05:55      
         Ok.      Jerry Black      01/07/08 07:08      
         also      Erik Malund      01/08/08 06:47      
      Also ...      Christoph Franck      01/08/08 07:01      
         Actually...      Brett Wallace      01/08/08 08:02      
            will.      Jerry Black      01/08/08 08:21      
               ANSI C      Maarten Brock      01/10/08 05:58      
                  Keil option: Disable ANSI casts      Andy Neil      01/10/08 07:08      
         typo.      Jerry Black      01/08/08 08:24      

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