Electrical computers and digital processing systems: processing – Processing control – Context preserving (e.g. – context swapping – checkpointing,...
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A multi-threaded processor is provided. The multi-threading processor includes a first instruction fetch unit and a second instruction fetch unit. A multi-thread scheduler unit is coupled to the first instruction fetch unit and the second instruction fetch unit. An execution unit, which executes a first active thread and a second active thread is coupled to the scheduler unit. The multi-threading processor also includes a register file coupled to the execution unit. The register file switches one of the first active thread and the second active threads with a first inactive thread.
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Dollinger Tonia L. M.
Relf Kevin A.
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