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7047337 Concurrent access of shared resources utilizing tracking of request reception and completion order  
An apparatus, program product and method to manage access to a shared resource by a plurality of processes in a multithreaded computer via a collection of atomic operations that track both the...
7047334 Device for supplying control signals to memory units, and a memory unit adapted thereto  
A device for supplying control signals to memory units of a memory module comprises a first bus section for supplying a first part of the control signals to a first memory unit. In addition, a...
7043581 Resource sequester mechanism  
A method and system for controlling access to selected resources in a computer system. The system includes a processor and a device coupled to the processor. The device includes one or more...
7043586 Data corruption avoidance on a backplane bus adapted to receive bus controller cards of different types  
A backplane having a bus is adapted to receive two bus controller cards of the same model. One of the bus controller cards becomes a master card and the other becomes a servant card. Each of the...
7043576 Peripheral unit management system, method and program recording medium therefor  
The peripheral unit management system, the peripheral unit management method and the program recording medium therefore for managing a plurality of peripheral units by a peripheral unit manager...
7043577 Auto-detecting universal appliance communication controller  
Apparatus and methods for communicating a communications controller with a connected device over a serial bus is provided. The connected device is connected to the bus at one of a plurality of...
7039733 Method, system, and apparatus for eliminating bus renumbering in a computer system  
A method, system, apparatus, and computer-readable medium for eliminating bus renumbering in a computer system are provided. A pool of bus numbers are reserved for each device within a computer...
7038487 Multi-function interface  
A multi-function interface includes a digital interface module and a configurable output impedance module. The digital interface module is operably coupled to pass a first type of input signal...
7035945 Method and apparatus for identifying computer expansion cards  
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates identifying expansion cards installed in a computer system. The system operates by first examining a device tree for the...
7035951 System and method for auto-addressing devices on a multiplexing bus based on binary coding  
A system and method for auto-addressing devices on a multiplexing bus in which a plurality of devices are arranged in series, with each having a bus in and bus out. During an initial evaluation,...
7032058 Apparatus and method for topography dependent signaling  
Bus communications are optimized by adjusting signal characteristics in accordance with one or more topography dependent parameters. In a bus transmitter, a transmit signal characteristic is...
7032050 Method for control of codecs in PC riser card architectures  
A communications and networking riser includes a plurality of riser codecs and an adaptive initialization module coupled to the riser codecs. The initialization module configures the riser codecs...
7032057 Integrated circuit with transmit phase adjustment  
An integrated circuit that communicates with a plurality of other integrated circuit devices includes a transmitter circuit to transmit data to an external signal line and a first register to...
7028109 Data transfer control device including buffer controller with plurality of pipe regions allocated to plurality of endpoints  
A plurality of pipe regions PIPE0 to PIPEe in which data transferred to and from endpoints is stored are allocated in a packet buffer (FIFO). Transfer condition information on data transfer...
7028019 Method and system of managing software conflicts in computer system that receive, processing change information to determine which files and shared resources conflict with one another  
Method and system for managing software conflicts and a computer-readable storage medium having a program for executing the method is provided wherein a database of interrelated tables is...
7028127 Method of controlling portable personal device having facilities for storing and playing digital contents by computer and portable personal device operation method therefor  
A method for controlling a portable personal device having facilities for storing and playing digital contents by a computer and an operation method of the portable personal device thereby are...
7024493 Bootable CD for transferring files independently of computer operating systems  
A method of transferring CD ROM formatted files independently of operating systems. The method includes booting a computer with an operating system kernel loaded from a bootable CD ROM, and...
7010631 Controller based hardware device and method for setting the same  
A controller based hardware device includes a controller node for each of a plurality of hardware elements, and a control instruction decoder. The control instruction decoder is arranged for...
7010632 Operating memory components  
A hardware unit (2) for operating memory components comprises a memory controller, a bus and a plurality of interface pins 3–6. The bus is connected to the memory controller and to the interface...
7006350 PC Card slot assembly and accompanying system  
A data processing device includes a chassis defining a card slot opening and a card received within the chassis. The card slot is operable to receive a peripheral card in a functional position in...
7003591 Configurable mapping of devices to bus functions  
Techniques are disclosed for enabling a single computer system to execute both operating systems that permit multiple devices to be mapped to a single PCI function and operating systems that do...
7003658 Method for user setup of memory throttling register in north bridge via BIOS to save power  
A method for achieving power saving for computers through memory throttling by adding the appropriate program codes into the BIOS, so that the invention may set the register of a north bridge chip...
7000052 System and method for configuring and deploying input/output cards in a communications environment  
A method for communicating data is provided that includes storing one or more physical connectors associated with an input/output card and configuring the input/output card to a selected one of a...
7000043 Methods and apparatus for controlling performance of a communications device  
Mechanisms and techniques provide a system for controlling performance of a data communications device that operates an input output protocol and/or architecture such as Infiniband by setting a...
7000042 Configurable storage array adapted to configure a segmentable bus based on an arrangement of connectors  
A configurable storage array includes a backplane, a plurality of storage devices coupled to the backplane, a segmentable bus coupled to the storage devices, a plurality of input/output connectors...
6996106 High-speed interchip interface protocol  
A communication protocol provides high-speed transfers of parallel data between an origination end and a destination end. The protocol involves regularly transmitting data from the origination end...
6996648 Generating notification that a new memory module has been added to a second memory slot in response to replacement of a memory module in a first memory slot  
A system includes memory slots to receive memory modules. In response to detecting replacement of a first memory module with a second memory module in a first memory slot, a notification is...
6993625 Load balancing storage system  
A disk storage subsystem allocating an equivalent number of hard disk drives to each loop, alternately connecting the connecting bays of hard disk drives to optical fiber channels provided with...
6990547 Replacing file system processors by hot swapping  
A system and method for replacing file system processors, also known as hot swapping, is described. The system and method operate on a fault-tolerant network file system that includes a first file...
6988194 System and method for preserving boot order in an information handling system when a boot device is replaced by a matching device  
An information handling system includes a processor, a storage medium coupled to the processor, and a program stored in the storage medium and executable by the processor. The program is for...
6988156 System and method for dynamically tuning interrupt coalescing parameters  
A system and method for dynamically tuning the interrupt coalescing behavior of a communication interface. An interrupt handler adjusts dynamic Packet and/or Latency values to control how many...
6983363 Reset facility for redundant processor using a fiber channel loop  
A processor resetting apparatus comprises a fibre channel arbitrated loop (FC-AL) interface arranged to receive a frame over the FC-AL containing an indicator of a reset command for a server...
6981080 Look-up table based USB identification  
An embodiment of USB device comprises a lookup table in a fixed electronically readable medium comprising a plurality of product identification information entries. The USB device also has an...
6976143 Systems and methods for controlling communication with nonvolatile memory devices  
Systems and methods for controlling communication with nonvolatile memory devices via a memory bus are provided. Briefly described, one of many possible embodiments is a system comprising a memory...
6976105 Apparatus and method for attaching multiple devices to a host  
A concentrator connects multiple downstream devices to an upstream host using the same device address. The concentrator combines together configuration information obtained from the multiple...
6976160 Method and system for controlling default values of flip-flops in PGA/ASIC-based designs  
During a reset condition or prior to system initialization of an FPGA-based system (100), a FPGA (102) can be pre-configured by loading a value from a memory cell (108) into at least one flip-flop...
6973519 Card identification compatibility  
An embodiment of the present invention includes a high speed multi-media card system for automatic detection of high speed communication including a host and one or more media cards, coupled to...
6973518 Mobile apparatus for configuring portable devices to be used on-board mobile platforms  
A mobile apparatus for configuring, testing or providing portable electronic devices for accessing an on-board system of a mobile platform provides a single convenient location for ensuring proper...
6973517 Partition formation using microprocessors in a multiprocessor computer system  
The invention is a control system using microprocessors which communicate through a Local Area Network (private LAN) to control operation of both processors and input and output subsystems (IO...
6973658 Reconfigurable communication interface and method therefor  
When an external device (not shown) is connected to a matching connector of a variety of connectors (235–260), a microcontroller 205 detects the matching connector (235–260) and the external...
6970948 Configuring system units using on-board class information  
A method of automatic configuration of field replaceable units in a system includes steps of accessing configuration management system (CMS) class information from a field replaceable unit (FRU)...
6970851 System and method of configuring value cards  
A system and method of configuring value cards which facilitates selection of personalized limits on value card use in transactions. The value card configuration system includes a display for...
6968414 Monitoring insertion/removal of server blades in a data processing system  
A system for monitoring server blades includes a cabinet having a plurality of racks configured to receive a server blade. The server blade includes one or more microprocessors, memory, and a...
6965960 xDSL symbol processor and method of operating same  
A logical pipeline or logical hybrid pipeline is used for an xDSL communication system, and particularly for processing DMT symbols. This flexible arrangement permits easy and efficient sequencing...
6965956 Disk array controller and system with automated detection and control of both ATA and SCSI disk drives  
A disk array controller detects whether each drive it is connected to is an ATA drive or a SCSI drive, and communicates with that disk drive using the corresponding protocol. Preferably, the disk...
6965958 Searching for printers over a network using intermediate print data  
A printer serving as an output destination can be automatically set from print data. Further, in order to search an optimum printer during a series of operations within a range from the issue of a...
6963947 Driver supporting bridge method and apparatus  
A methodology by which a host computer can dynamically rebalance PCI-to-PCI bridges to overcome Operating System/BIOS and Chipset limitations in order to allow multiple level PCI buses. This...
6963938 Information processing apparatus and method therefor  
If a block read cannot be used to read out from a configuration ROM information, the number of times of issue of a quadlet read request increases. This degrades the processing efficiently of a...
6963939 Method and apparatus for expansion of single channel at attachment/IDE interface  
An electronic device has a host processor system having an AT Attachment (ATA) mass storage interface having a single channel. The electronic device further has at least three mass storage device...
6963945 Integrated circuit  
It is the object of the invention to optimise the allocation of address ranges to modules of an integrated circuit. Since according to the invention the address ranges in the address space are...