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Chapter 5. Program Flow Prediction

This chapter outlines how program flow prediction locates branches in the instruction stream and the strategies used for determining if a branch is likely to be taken or not. It also describes the two architecturally-defined SWI functions required for backwards-compatibility with earlier architectures for flushing the Prefetch Unit (PU) buffers. It contains the following sections:

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