[NTLK] Einstein w/partially precompiled ROM

Morgan Aldridge morgant at makkintosshu.com
Tue Dec 23 07:21:18 EST 2014

On Monday, December 22, 2014, Matthias Melcher <mm at matthiasm.com> wrote:

> Summary: by precompiling the entire ROM, we will have a 40% speed gain (or
> a 30% reduction of battery use, depending on which way you look at it).
> Performance can be further improved by optimizing memory access. Optimal
> performance can be achieved by eliminating the use of the MMU and by
> hand-coding a new NewtonOS.

Very cool! It's always exciting to see theory turn into implementation that
confirms the concept, esp. when it comes to Einstein performance.


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