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Techniques for suspending execution of a thread until a specified memory access occurs. In one embodiment, a processor includes multiple execution units capable of executing multiple threads. A first thread includes an instruction that specifies a monitor address. Suspend logic suspends execution of the first thread, and a monitor causes resumption of the first thread in response to an access to the specified monitor address.

Title
Method and apparatus for suspending execution of a thread until a specified memory access occurs
Application Number
10/39579
Publication Number
7363474 (B2)
Application Date
December 31, 2001
Publication Date
April 22, 2008
Inventor
David A Koufaty
Portland
OR, US
James B Crossland
Banks
OR, US
Shiv Kaushik
Portland
OR, US
David L Hill
Cornelius
OR, US
Deborah T Marr
Portland
OR, US
Dion Rodgers
Hillsboro
OR, US
Agent
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
Assignee
Intel Corporation
CA, US
IPC
G06F 9/44
G06F 9/00
G06F 7/38
G06F 15/76
G06F 15/00
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