[Rpcemu] An idle loop?

Matthew Howkins rpcemu-list at howkins.me.uk
Sat Jan 30 13:01:01 PST 2010


> Do arm processors have an hlt instruction?  Does risc os enter an idle
> loop?  I'd prefer if rpcemu didn's all the cpu power when nothing is
> happening.

ARM610 and ARM710 do not.

StrongARM-110 has an method of halting which uses a co-processor 15
instruction, however I am not aware of a version of RISC OS that uses
it. Perhaps others on the list may know more about if and when it is
used.

Matthew



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