How to determine the L2 cache size on non-AMD CPUs (automatic page queue color tuning)?

Bruce M Simpson bms at
Wed Jun 16 10:23:31 GMT 2004

On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 11:11:02AM +0100, Bruce M Simpson wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 11:46:26AM +0200, Martin Nilsson wrote:
> > 
> > How much effct on performance does a wrong cache size value have?
> Gag. I posted something on this whole subject last *year*, and still
> haven't gotten round to code.

is a good starting point.

The points Dillon made this time last year on -hackers/in private mail
about mutex alignment on cache line boundaries also apply...


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