CS 252 - Homework #1
Homework 1 is due Saturday, February 10 at 5 PM. This should be submitted
as an attached document to the TA.
Homework assignments should be done in pairs. Each pair is to
do their own work, separate from the other pairs. Each pair turns in one
This homework covers Chapters 5 and 6.
5.1, except make Cache A match the characteristics of the Alpha 21264 in
Figure 5.49, and assume Cache B is an Alpha 21264 modified to be direct
mapped with the same size cache, and write through instead of write back.
Assume everything hits in the L2 cache for these programs.
Chapter 6: The first bulleted exercise proposal on page 589 (hand lettered
page number), which refers to the example on pages 560 to 565 (hand lettered
page numbers). It starts with "The example assumed the RPM, seek time,