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Re: Part III: Hardware & Software Sharing Responsibilities
GStringham   5/23/2012 4:11:19 PM
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@rickw95 - Faster electronics can bite both ways. Faster hw may result in unutilized hw bandwidth because the sw is coded assuming slow electronics. Faster CPU will cause faster sw which might break when running on same-speed hw. (We had that problem once.) The best way is to make sure hw provides interrupts and/or done bits for all events and task completions, and then have sw use those bits to know when to move on to the next step.



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