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What is the meant by cache aliasing? I searched around some, but wasn't satisfied with the answers I found. I also saw two associated terms, instruction cache aliasing & data cache aliasing. What's the difference between those?

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closed as off topic by Michael Mrozek Jul 15 '11 at 14:25

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Cache aliasing is a CPU thing; it doesn't have anything to do with Unix/Linux –  Michael Mrozek Jul 15 '11 at 14:25
So where should i post this question? –  Sen Jul 15 '11 at 14:27
I'm not sure; I checked with Super User but they said it's off-topic there. There might not be an SE site where this fits –  Michael Mrozek Jul 15 '11 at 14:38
ok thanks.. Will do some more Googling.. –  Sen Jul 15 '11 at 14:41
Read Definition/meaning of Aliasing? (CPU cache architectures). Then, if you're still confused about something, ask a more specific question, on Stack Overflow. –  Gilles Jul 15 '11 at 14:45

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