[Ukfreebsd] FreeBSD/PowerPC now supports the PS3

Bruce Cran bruce at cran.org.uk
Sat Jan 8 22:04:11 GMT 2011


On Sat, 8 Jan 2011 21:45:56 +0000
Bruce Cran <bruce at cran.org.uk> wrote:
> The 8 SPEs are SIMD CPUs which have 64KB local memory
> and no direct access to main memory - the program that's running on
> the PPE has to send data to the SPE via the Element Interconnect Bus
> (EIB) using DMA.

It seems I remembered wrongly - each SPE actually has 256KB local
memory.

-- 
Bruce Cran


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