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Concurrent Execution of Multi Cycle Instructions with Resource Limitations

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000117913D
Original Publication Date: 1996-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-31

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Goulet, M Jordan, PJ Meyer, J Wagoner, J [+details]

Abstract

Disclosed is a mechanism to better utilize multiple execution engines in a functional unit with resource limitations. Stalling instructions within the engines when limited resources are unavailable provides higher performance than restricting concurrent use of the multiple engines.