Re: Parent? Sibling? can't do what I want it to..

From: James R Grinter <>
Date: Tue, 26 Nov 1996 22:00:48 +0000

On Tue 26 Nov, 1996, Simon Hall <> wrote:
>The effect being, that all MISSes are passed to the.machine.abroad, EXCEPT
>for ones originating _from_ the.machine.abroad. This enables the two
>machines to be each other's parents, much like the spouse type was
>intended to be.

but why..? From your description above, all misses will end up being
requested through the opposite caches, so you'll just be increasing
workload for both when they could just fetch the file themselves.

or maybe I'm missing something cunning.

Received on Tue Nov 26 1996 - 14:06:46 MST

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