DMA considerations on RISC workstations

@inproceedings{Cousins1989DMACO,
  title={DMA considerations on RISC workstations},
  author={Robert Cousins},
  booktitle={CARN},
  year={1989}
}
There has been a large amount of discussion recently concerning the viability of D M A as a system service in low end RISC based machines such as workstations. The argument centers around price/performance and complexity issues. The purpose of this paper is to propose a simplistic yet realistic model and to derive some criteria for optimal decision making… CONTINUE READING