5 sec boot

NoiseEHC NoiseEHC at freemail.hu
Sun Oct 5 12:42:30 EDT 2008

> can you do the hash as you copy it? it should be pretty close to free at 
> that point (since the CPU is waiting for memory/flash access it can do the 
> hash calculationwhen it would otherwise be stalled)
According to my measurements the GeodeLX can fetch a new cache line (32 
bytes) every 20-25 clocks.
Unless you can do the hash <2 clocks/byte then you will only earn the 
looping time (assuming that the hashed blocks fit into the L1 cache).

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