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7757012 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 not...
7757025 Programmable logic controller peripheral device and program creation method thereof  
A peripheral device for a programmable logic controller according to the invention includes: an instruction table for correlatively storing instructions and the input/output types of parameters for...
7752376 Flexible configuration space  
A configuration space operation packet is received from a link. The configuration space operation packet is detected using a hardware mechanism. The configuration space operation packet is...
7747883 Computer system with non-support hyper-transport processor and controlling method of hyper-transport bus thereof  
A computer system with a non-support hyper-transport processor and a controlling method of a hyper-transport bus thereof. The computer system includes a system management controller, a Northbridge,...
7743189 PCI function south-side data management  
A hypervisor, during device discovery, has code which can examine the south-side management data structure in an adapter's configuration space and determine the type of device which is being...
7743243 System and method to enable teamed network environments during network based initialization sequences  
A system and method to enable teamed network environments during network based initialization sequences is disclosed. In one form of the disclosure, an information handling system can include a...
7743175 Methods of initializing routing structures in integrated circuits  
Methods of initializing an integrated circuit (IC) in which the routing structures have data lines and handshake circuitry are provided. A node of each of the data lines is driven to a...
7743118 Programmable communication interface  
A device comprises a programmable communication interface and a processor. The programmable communication interface communicates data via a set of signals. The processor configures the programmable...
7739434 Performing a configuration virtual topology change and instruction therefore  
In a logically partitioned host computer system comprising host processors (host CPUs) partitioned into a plurality of guest processors (guest CPUs) of a guest configuration, a perform topology...
7734904 Resetting a system in response to changes of component settings  
A system includes plural hardware components having settings that can be changed. In response to changing settings of the plural hardware components, a reset of the system is performed. Changing of...
7734902 Addition of a hardware component to a running system  
According to a method of data processing in a data processing system, a hardware management component receives from a software component of the data processing system a request for management...
7730226 Multiple protocol address register method, multiple protocol address register system, multiple protocol address register server, and multiple protocol address communication terminal  
A multiple protocol address register method between a communication terminal and the register server includes transmitting a first register request for requesting to register a first protocol...
7726757 Image forming apparatus and information processing method  
The object of the present invention is to easily select a file when a user prints. In order to achieve this object, according to this invention, an information processing method in an image forming...
7725610 Data processing apparatus that transmits and receives moving image data to and from an external device through a transmission path  
A data processing apparatus transmits and receives moving image data to and from an external device through a transmission path. A first pipe used for transferring the moving image data and a...
7725613 Device installation with host controller consideration  
A system for installing an electronic device connected to a host device with consideration given to the host controller that enables the connection mechanism is provided. Information about the...
7725776 Method for displaying pair state of copy pairs  
The present invention is to provide a method for displaying a copy pair in which a distinction can be made between change of pair state performed intentionally by a user and change of pair state...
7725632 Computer system and management method thereof  
Disclosed herewith is a composite type computer system that can assure that a PCI tree to be allocated to a computer is configured completely before the computer is powered. The composite type...
7716407 Executing application function calls in response to an interrupt  
Executing application function calls in response to an interrupt including creating a thread; receiving an interrupt having an interrupt type; determining whether a value of a semaphore represents...
7715445 System and method for minimizing transmit latency uncertainty in 100 Mb RMII ethernet physical layer devices  
A system and method for minimizing transmit latency uncertainty in a 100 Mb RMII Ethernet physical layer device is disclosed. A 100 Mb RMII Ethernet transmit physical layer device comprises a...
7716315 Enclosure configurable to perform in-band or out-of-band enclosure management  
Described is an enclosure that is configurable to perform either in-band or out-of-band enclosure management. The enclosure includes a midplane, a processor blade, and a management module. The...
7716405 Computer system  
A computer system, being a stack bus system in which a plurality of computer modules are stacked and connected to one another and being capable of automatically matching and allocating bus...
7711869 Method for communicating plural signals generated at a source to a remote destination through a single wire  
A system having a processor, a printed circuit board, and an adapter board, coupled to the processor through the printed circuit board. The adapter board provides a first signal having a first...
7710974 Method and apparatus for dynamically allocating traffic in a physical layer device  
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for dynamically allocating bandwidth to a plurality of client devices coupled over a network to a physical layer device (PHY). The PHY is preferably configured...
7706799 Reduced wireless context caching apparatus, systems, and methods  
Replay counter cache reduction mechanisms are described herein.
7707345 Methods and apparatus for managing deadtime in feedback control queuing system  
Techniques for managing feedback control systems are provided. By way of example, a method of controlling performance of a managed system by a controller includes the following steps/operations....
7701045 Point-to-point connection topology for stacked devices  
The point-to-point interconnection system for stacked devices includes a device, a substrate, operational circuitry, at least three electrical contacts and a conductor. The substrate has opposing...
7702803 Security enhancement for SNMPv2c protocol  
A method of enhancing security in network management for SNMPv2c packet traffic over internet between a (sending) manager location and an (receiving) agent location uses a pluggable security...
7698527 Selectively supporting different memory technologies on a single motherboard  
A motherboard may be adapted to selectively implement one of two different memory technologies. For example, the motherboard may be able to subsequently implement a subsequently developed memory...
7698484 Information processor configured to detect available space in a storage in another information processor  
An information processor that is connected to at least one other information processor via a network, includes a detecting unit that detects an optional device to be used for information...
7698489 Method for dynamically turning off bus signals into a GPU  
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide techniques for dynamically turning off bus signals driven into a graphics processing unit (GPU) when the GPU is in a low power state. The GPU may be...
7694031 Memory controller including a dual-mode memory interconnect  
A memory controller including a dual-mode memory interconnect includes an input/output (I/O) circuit including a plurality of input buffers and a plurality of output drivers. The I/O circuit may be...
7693976 Granular management of network resources  
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for granular management of network resources by accessing network device resources through associated references. In one embodiment, the...
7694050 Method and system for addressing multiple instances of a same type of device on a bus  
A method for addressing multiple instances of a same type of slave device on a bus is provided that includes receiving a plurality of unique device addresses at each of the slave devices and...
7689767 Method to detect and suggest corrective actions when performance and availability rules are violated in an environment deploying virtualization at multiple levels  
A computer system or memory medium with instructions executable by a computer system to detect and/or suggest corrective actions when performance and availability are violated in an environment...
7689380 Device and method for sensing a position of a drive unit  
The invention relates to a device and a method for sensing a position of a drive unit, in which the position can be sensed by an incremental signal transmitter having a first degree of accuracy...
7689818 Method for centralized dynamic link configuration  
A method for centralized dynamic link configuration (CDLC), performed by a processor and a chipset is provided. In the method, the processor first notifies the chipset of CDLC enablement. The...
7689729 Method for implementing resets in two computers  
A method and computer program for implementing a reset both in a master computer and a slave computer which are both connected to a shared data bus. To allow a different reset configuration of both...
7688820 Classification for media stream packets in a media gateway  
A method in Field Programmable Gate Array for processing packets received at a media gateway is provided. The method includes ascertaining whether a received packet is a UDP (User Datagram...
7685323 Automatic configuration of devices in a network  
A method for automating configuration of devices in a network having a network bus for communicating with the devices, wherein the network is implemented in a physical environment the method...
7685325 Synchronous bus controller system  
A system for generating bus signals for a plurality of remote stations. Bus data packets are comprised of a plurality of data blocks. Each data block is directed to a remote station. The position...
7676683 Method and system for rebooting a processor in a multi-processor system  
Processors arranged in a multi-processor configuration for substantially parallel operations receive their initialization data in order to start operations, such as graphics computations, real-time...
7676556 Method and apparatus for configuring information for multiple network access providers  
A computer program product that provides a graphical user interface for configuring communication information for multiple network service providers on a computer system. The program product is...
7673082 Method and system to determine device criticality for hot-plugging in computer configurations  
The invention relates to a method for determining device criticality in a computer system comprising the steps of building a component hierarchy graph using computer configuration information;...
7669035 Systems and methods for reconfigurable computing  
A processing system includes a communication bus. a controller, an Input/Output (“I/O”) block, and reconfigurable logic segments (e.g., reconfigurable units). Individually reconfigurable logic seg...
7668992 Context-based operation reconfigurable instruction set processor and method of operation  
A reconfigurable context-based operation instruction set processor for use in a processing system capable of executing a first instruction set. The reconfigurable context-based operation...
7668991 Address assignment to plurality of connecting elements in a bus system  
A connecting element is proposed for weight measurement in a vehicle seat, which has connecting means and bus communications means. The connecting means make possible connecting to a single-wire...
7660923 Embedded system design through simplified add-on card configuration  
Methods for configuring an embedded system are described. One method includes connecting a plurality of add-on cards to a circuit board having a programmable processor. The programmable processor...
7660925 Balancing PCI-express bandwidth  
Mechanisms for balancing bus bandwidth across a plurality of PCI-Express (PCIe) endpoints are provided. Firmware automatically operates in concert with established data structures to set...
7660911 Block-based data striping to flash memory  
In various embodiments, options for data striping to FLASH memory are provided. In one embodiment, an apparatus is provided. The apparatus includes an SATA to ATA bridge, an ATA to USB bridge...
7660922 Mechanism to flexibly support multiple device numbers on point-to-point interconnect upstream ports  
A method and apparatus for supporting multiple device numbers on point-to-point interconnect upstream ports. In one embodiment, the method includes a downstream component (DC) that performs...