|C code .vs. Assembly code for Microcontrollers/DSPs ? firstname.lastname@example.org (1996-03-01)|
|Question: use FPU as simple VLIW? email@example.com (Kevin Baker) (1996-03-27)|
|Re: Question: use FPU as simple VLIW? firstname.lastname@example.org (1996-03-28)|
|Re: Question: use FPU as simple VLIW? Peter.Damron@Eng.Sun.COM (1996-03-28)|
|Re: Question: use FPU as simple VLIW? email@example.com (1996-04-02)|
|From:||firstname.lastname@example.org (Shubu Mukherjee)|
|Date:||28 Mar 1996 22:48:04 -0500|
|Organization:||CS Department, University of Wisconsin|
Kevin Baker <email@example.com> writes:
> I was wondering if any ILP research has been done in the area of using
> the FPU as a sort of VLIW co-processor when it was not being used for
> regular FPU operations.
Check the paper "Decoupling Integer Computation in Superscalar
Processors" by Subbarao Palacharla and J.E. Smith (University of
Wisconsin, Madison). It appears in the 28th Annual IEEE/ACM
International Symposium on Microarchitecture, 1995.
If I remember correctly, this paper tries to use idle FPU units for
Shubu Mukherjee Univeristy of Wisconsin-Madison, Computer Sciences
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