SMT techniques (was Re: group buy for homebrew CPUs?)
THX1138 at dakotacom.net
Sun Aug 13 16:10:31 CDT 2006
Ray Arachelian wrote:
> Except that each one of the logic operations emulated are executed on a
> real ALU, using similar devices.
> For example, when you run an AND opcode through an emulator, at some
> point, the real CPU running the emulator does run it through a set of
> AND gates.
> When you do an ADD, or SUB that ADD or SUB goes through an ALU running a
> similar instruction.
Using ADD or SUB gates, as appropriate... <snicker>
> You could look at this as being "interpreted" on
> a real computer, and "compiled" on an FPGA.
> Sort of. :-)
Actually, not a bad analogy!
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