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7404021 Integrated input/output controller  
An integrated I/O controller in an integrated circuit is provided for centralized data management. The integrated circuit includes a host interface, a disk interface, and a mapping controller...
7404017 Method for managing data flow through a processing system  
A method, apparatus and program storage device for managing dataflow through a processing system is disclosed. A buffer monitor maintains and monitors a buffer full threshold to control the write...
7398337 Association of host translations that are associated to an access control level on a PCI bridge that supports virtualization  
A method, computer program product, and distributed data processing system that allows a system image within a multiple system image virtual server to directly expose a portion, or all, of its...
7395358 Intelligent storage engine for disk drive operations with reduced local bus traffic  
For attached disk drive operations such a file copy and move, as well as more elaborate processes such as searching, virus-scanning and volume merge, a novel intelligent storage engine concept is...
7389368 Inter-DSP signaling in a multiple DSP environment  
The invention includes a method and apparatus for synchronizing a first processor with a second processor. The method includes storing in a register parallel bits of data from the first processor,...
7386635 Electronic device circuit having a sensor function for expandably connecting a plurlity of electronic devices  
An electronic device (120) includes: an input connector (121), including at least three address pins and plural data pins; a function chip (123), including address pins and data pins corresponding...
7386659 Memory system  
A memory controller converts controller output signals output from a controller into memory input signals according to the operation specifications of memory chips to operate, and outputs the...
7386619 System and method for allocating communications to processors in a multiprocessor system  
In a multiprocessor-system, a system and method assigns communications to processors, processes, or subsets of types of communications to be processed by a specific processor without using a...
7386637 System, method, and computer program product for a fully trusted adapter validation of incoming memory mapped I/O operations on a physical adapter that supports virtual adapters or virtual resources  
A method, computer program product, and distributed data processing system that allows a single physical I/O adapter to validate that a memory mapped I/O address referenced by an incoming I/O...
7376770 System and method for virtual adapter resource allocation matrix that defines the amount of resources of a physical I/O adapter  
A method, computer program product, and distributed data processing system that enables host software or firmware to allocate virtual resources to one or more system images from a single physical...
7373439 System method using material exchange format (MXF) converting program for audio and video data files having routines that generates attribute data from audio and video data file  
An MXF parser thread 43 parses data MXF_D, being, mixed together, a plurality of video data PIC, a plurality of audio data SOU, and system data SYS. Then, it generates video file attribute data...
7366843 Computer system implementing synchronized broadcast using timestamps  
A computer system may include a system memory, an active device configured to access data stored in the system memory, where the active device includes a cache configured to store data accessed by...
7366803 Integrated circuit for buffering data by removing idle blocks to create a modified data stream when memory device is not near empty  
A circuit for buffering data is disclosed. The circuit comprises a first circuit which is coupled to receive a stream of data blocks using a first clock signal. The first circuit removes data...
7366872 Method for addressing configuration registers by scanning for a structure in configuration space and adding a known offset  
A configuration memory space is scanned to locate an identification register whose value matches a predetermined value. The identification register identifies the location of a structure within...
7363396 Supercharge message exchanger  
A system with a first random access memory (RAM), a second RAM, a first processor coupled to the first RAM and a second processor coupled to the second RAM. The first RAM is configured to store...
7363393 Chipset feature detection and configuration by an I/O device  
Apparatus and method for a first device to query a second device for the availability of a hardware feature within the second device, and for the second to receive and analyze the query to...
7363622 Remote program downloading system  
In this system, program data is generated by configuring a plurality of modules based on a relationship between dependence of the modules composing the program. Then, generated two versions of...
7359998 Low-power CD-ROM player with CD-ROM subsystem for portable computer capable of playing audio CDs without supply energy to CPU  
A low-power audio CD player for portable computers permits operation of the CD-ROM subsystem when power is not being supplied to the computer subsystem. In one embodiment of the invention, the...
7354555 Gas flow control system with interlock  
A system for controlling the flow of gases into a reaction chamber used in processing semiconductor devices includes a safety interlock feature that prevents inadvertent mixing of incompatible,...
7353376 Method and system for implementing full BBS (BIOS boot specification) functionality with a single device list  
Methods and systems are disclosed for single list BBS implementations that allow for significant configurability and ease of use improvements. BCV devices are included as individual entries in the...
7353344 Storage device  
The present invention relates to a storage device which receives input of data of arbitrary data length, stores the data, and outputs the stored data in order of input. It provides a storage...
7346712 Semiconductor integrated circuit apparatus and circuit board and information readout method  
A semiconductor integrated circuit apparatus capable of reading out semiconductor information stored therein is provided. A semiconductor information storage section has semiconductor information...
7346707 Arrangement in an infiniband channel adapter for sharing memory space for work queue entries using multiply-linked lists  
A channel adapter includes a work queue entry table having entries configured for storing work queue entries awaiting respective acknowledgements. Each entry includes a work queue entry field for...
7346674 Configurable fibre channel loop system  
A configurable fibre channel (FC) loop system is provided that may be used to couple mass storage devices to input/output (I/O) controllers in a data storage system. The system may include first...
7343451 Disk array device and remote copying control method for disk array device  
Various types of resources of the disk array device are divided for respective users and communications resources used in remote copying are appropriately assigned to the users so that functional...
7340559 Memory product controller, memory product control method, and memory product  
To provide a memory product controller, a memory product control method, and a memory product storing a computer program, capable of realizing a multi-function memory product, without increasing...
7334075 Managing transmissions between devices  
Provided are a method, system, and program for processing a transmission from a first device to a second device. An identification transmission is received including an interface address from the...
7330917 Decimation of fixed length queues having a number of position for holding data wherein new data is favored over old data  
Decimation of data from a fixed length queue retaining a representative sample of the old data. Exponential decimation removes every nth sample. Dithered exponential decimation offsets the...
7325203 Configuring a graphical user interface on a multifunction peripheral  
A method and apparatus for customizing a graphical user interface on a multifunction peripheral is provided. User interface specification data is transmitted from a device to the multifunction...
7315906 Integrated circuit device having network connection for image data processing operation for obtaining and loading a driving program for external device  
To design an integrated circuit device, i.e., a main ASIC, that can easily be used for both communications and image data processing. To use the ASIC for the purpose of image data processing, the...
7308536 System bus read data transfers with data ordering control bits  
A method for informing a processor of a selected order of transmission of data to the processor. The method comprises the steps of coupling system components via a data bus to the processor to...
7308051 Efficient signal decoding for low-power applications  
A signal having a segment is received into a first device, and a segment is sampled before a predetermined match range to determine a first on or off status of the segment. A determination is made...
7302301 Method for monitoring an automation system  
A method and a system for monitoring and determining preceding states of at least one terminal of an automation system are provided. The automation system includes one or more terminals (1, 2),...
7297148 Surgical safety procedure and apparatus  
A safety device and procedure for use in correlating a patient and an intended surgical procedure uses a micro-chip programmed with specific information about the patient and the surgery. Part of...
7290071 Processor with input data block discard mechanism for use in an oversubscription condition  
A processor includes a plurality of input ports, memory circuitry for storing data blocks associated with protocol data units (PDUs) and received by the processor at the input ports, and...
7290065 Method, system and product for serializing hardware reset requests in a software communication request queue  
A system, method, and product are disclosed in a data processing system for serializing hardware reset requests in a software communication request queue in a processor card. The processor card...
7287100 Portable computer system having wireless transmission for operating plurality of peripheral devices having external port signals that produce encoded priority signals  
A portable computer system includes a portable computer and an integrated device both having wireless data transmission interface. The integrated device is connected to various peripheral devices...
7284072 DMA engine for fetching words in reverse order  
Presented herein is a direct memory access engine for providing data words in the reverse order. The data words are fetched in batches comprising a predetermined number of data words starting from...
7281268 System, method and computer program product for detection of unwanted processes  
A system, method and computer program product are provided which are capable of intercepting a call. Once intercepted, it is determined whether the call is associated with a previous sequence of...
7277966 Method and apparatus for detecting the type of interface to which a peripheral device is connected  
A peripheral device is connectable to a computer having one of a first interface and a second interface. The first interface communicates with the peripheral device over a differential data...
7272677 Multi-channel synchronization for programmable logic device serial interface  
A serial interface for a programmable logic device substantially eliminates skew across multiple channels both in the receiver and in the transmitter. Even when the channels are independent (e.g.,...
7272675 First-in-first-out (FIFO) memory for buffering packet fragments through use of read and write pointers incremented by a unit access and a fraction of the unit access  
Disclosed is an apparatus and method used in an interface for scheduling the store-forwarding of back-to-back multi-channel packet fragments, comprising a first-in-first-out (FIFO) memory, a read...
7272665 Modular computer system and I/O module  
Without being restrained to a specific bus scheme, kinds of I/O modules connected to a processing module can be discriminated. Module exclusive selection parts respectively provided in I/O modules...
7269667 Disk array system and method for migrating from one storage system to another  
A method for migrating from a source storage system to a target storage system includes defining a volume defined on a device to be migrated in the source storage system as an external volume to...
7269763 Image reproducing apparatus with problem monitoring/reporting ability and method for monitoring and reporting problems occurring in connection with image forming and reproducing process  
An image reproducing apparatus (1) comprises an image forming part (150, 160) that carries out an image forming and reproducing process; a data storage (20) that stores possible problems occurring...
7266622 Method, computer program product, and system for automatic application buffering  
A buffer accessible by an application executing under an application server in a first address space is managed by a database adapter executing in a second address space. A data request from the...
7260680 Storage apparatus having microprocessor redundancy for recovery from soft errors  
There is provided a storage apparatus, which can continue processes to a host without making it recognize any soft errors as failure even if the errors occur in its microprocessor. The storage...
7254690 Pipelined semiconductor memories and systems  
The invention describes and provides pipelining of addresses to memory products. Addresses are pipelined to multibank memories on both rising and falling edges of a clock. Global Address...
7246177 System and method for encoding and decoding data files  
Distributed compression of a data file can comprise a master server module for breaking the data file into data blocks and for transmitting the data blocks to worker server modules. A first worker...
7243353 Method and apparatus for making and using a flexible hardware interface  
In one embodiment a method includes accessing a hardware specific module with a request to perform an unmodified I/O (input/output) operation. The method also includes the hardware specific module...