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SubjectRe: what's next for the linux kernel?
On Sun, 2 Oct 2005, Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:

> OK.. I'll bite. How do you find the 5th or 6th entry in the linked
> list, when only the first entry is in cache, in a single cycle, when a
> cache line miss is more than a single cycle penalty, and you have
> several "These are not the droids you're looking for" checks and go on
> to the next entry - and do it in one clock cycle?

A nice saying from the last decade comes to mind:

"If you can do all that in one cycle, your cycles are too long."

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