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SMT Issue Serialization

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000012663D
Original Publication Date: 2003-May-19
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-May-19

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

In SMT, there is a need to force instruction from either thread to be completion serialized issue (i.e next-to-complete instruction issue) for debug and failure workarounds. This mechanism has to be performed by each thread at the issue queue.