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Issue No. 04 - July/August (2006 vol. 26)
ISSN: 0272-1732
pp: 52-60
Nathan L. Binkert , University of Michigan
Ronald G. Dreslinski , University of Michigan
Lisa R. Hsu , University of Michigan
Kevin T. Lim , University of Michigan
Ali G. Saidi , University of Michigan
Steven K. Reinhardt , University of Michigan
Developed specifically to enable research in TCP/IP networking, the M5 simulator provides features necessary for simulating networked hosts, including full-system capability, a detailed I/O subsystem, and the ability to simulate multiple networked systems deterministically. M5's usefulness as a general-purpose architecture simulator and its liberal open-source license have led to its adoption by several academic and commercial groups.
M5, network I/O, TCP/IP, networked systems

N. L. Binkert, A. G. Saidi, K. T. Lim, R. G. Dreslinski, S. K. Reinhardt and L. R. Hsu, "The M5 Simulator: Modeling Networked Systems," in IEEE Micro, vol. 26, no. , pp. 52-60, 2006.
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