[TUHS] Harvard and Von Neumann Architectures and Unix

Lawrence Stewart stewart at serissa.com
Sun Nov 26 01:58:53 AEST 2017


Slightly related to Unix I suppose:  Linux kernels generate page table walking code from a little assembler inside the kernel that is run at boot time.  

> On 2017, Nov 25, at 9:24 AM, Noel Chiappa <jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu> wrote:
> 
>> From: Doug McIlroy
> 
>> Optimal code for bitblt (raster block transfers) in the Blit
> 
> Interesting case. I'm not familiar with BitBLT codes, do they actually modify
> the existing program, or rather do they build small custom ones? Only the
> former is what I was thinking of.
> 
>       Noel
> 



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