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Improved Decode History Table Hashing

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036521D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Emma, PG Knight, JW Pomerene, JH Puzak, TR Rechtschaffen, RN [+details]

Abstract

A technique is described whereby an instruction opcode and mask is used to modify hashing, when employed in a decode history table (DHT), so as to improve computer operating performance.