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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...
7657715 Dynamic operation mode transition of a storage subsystem  
A host implement a method for controlling a dynamic transition of the host from a current operation mode to a target operation mode. The method involves the host receiving an operation mode...
7653769 Management of devices connected to infiniband ports  
Methods and systems for discovering and managing devices connected to InfiniBand ports are provided. The discovery may be performed by an end node, such that the end node interoperates with all...
7650393 Information processing system and method  
Loads on access destinations are balanced. A first controller and a second controller, which accept requests from a plurality of sources, and write and read data to/from a storage device in...
7647440 Motherboard detection of computer chassis type  
A computer motherboard detects the form factor type of the chassis in which it is installed to permit tailoring functionality accordingly.
7644220 Programmable controller  
In a programmable controller including a special unit, a special-purpose integrated circuit element can be readily utilized for multiple purposes to extend the range of applications to reduce a...
7644264 Method and system for creating and deploying disk images  
An exemplary computerized method is disclosed, comprising booting a destination computer in a pre-boot mode after a disk image comprising a first operating system is downloaded to the destination...
7640367 Method for executing a software updating process and computer for implementing the method  
A method to update firmware in a plurality of peripheral devices and a computer using the method to reduce data transmission collisions and to reduce the time required to complete the update...
7640370 Method and apparatus for controlling data transfer between EEPROM and a physical layer device  
An IEEE 802.3 compliant physical layer device provides efficient loading of configuration information of the physical layer device. The configuration information is written into a volatile memory...
7640383 Method and related apparatus for configuring lanes to access ports  
A method and related apparatus for different lane and access port configurations of a bus. Such different configurations can apply to different applications requirements. In a preferred embodiment...
7636772 Method and apparatus for dynamic retention of system area network management information in non-volatile store  
A method in a network computing system for managing configuration information for a set of components in a network computing system. The configuration information is stored for the set of...
7636796 Smart interconnect for modular multi-component embedded devices  
A smart interconnect for modular multi-component embedded devices is described. In an embodiment of a smart interconnect for modular multi-component embedded devices, a desired functionality of a...
7634646 Network terminal device, delivery server and client/server system  
To provide a technique of allowing a terminal device to operate by downloading not only an application program but also an OS from a network without providing any special unit or equipment. A...
7631125 Dynamically migrating channels  
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method of determining a relative priority between a first agent and a second agent, and assigning the first agent to a first channel and the...
7627708 Multi-host USB device  
A USB device may be simultaneously configured and accessed by two or more USB hosts. The USB device may include separate upstream ports and buffers for each host, and a multi-host capable device...
7627704 Communication interface for an electronic device  
A mobile telephone handset is provided with a connector (8) and circuitry (18, 19) which permits universal serial bus (USB) and single-ended (SE) modes of data transmission with another device such...
7624213 Passing identification information  
A data communications architecture employing serializers and deserializers that reduces data communications latency. In an illustrative implementation, the data communications architecture...
7617336 Blade computing system  
A blade computing system is provided according to an embodiment of the invention. The blade computing system includes a substrate, at least one capacitive communication system formed on the...
7613858 Implementing signal processing cores as application specific processors  
Methods and apparatus are provided for efficiently implementing signal processing cores as application specific processors. A signal processing core, such as a Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) core or...
7610428 System for providing a communication interface  
A system, providing a communication interface, is provided. The system includes an embedded device and a host. The embedded device includes an Ethernet controller that is connected to a...
7610483 System and method to accelerate identification of hardware platform classes  
One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for concisely identifying the hardware configuration of a computer system through a single signature value. This signature value is...
7610447 Upgradable memory system with reconfigurable interconnect  
Described herein is a point-to-point memory communications architecture, having a point-to-point signal line set associated with each of a plurality of connectors or module positions. When the...
7606956 12C slave device with programmable write-transaction cycles  
Consistent with one example embodiment, communications systems, using a serial data transfer bus having a serial data line and a clock line used to implement a communications protocol, incorporate...
7606992 High performance data rate system for flash devices  
A Flash memory system includes N flash devices, where N is an integer, each flash device having a flash device interface consisting of a control signal line, a R/B signal line, and a I/O signal...
7606959 Multiprocessor system using stacked processor modules and board to board connectors  
A multiprocessor system is provided, comprising a baseboard, for arranging peripheral equipments; and a plurality of processor modules, each equipped with a processor and a board-to-board...
7603500 System and method for allowing coexistence of multiple PCI managers in a PCI express system  
A system and method that allows a plurality of SR-PCIMs to operate within a PCIe fabric. The system and method describe a master SR-PCIM election process and transfer of mastership from a master...
7602195 Single pin multi-state identifier using RC timing element  
In a circuit identifier, an electrical circuit includes an output node to output an electrical signal. A resistor device and a capacitor device, electrically in series with the resistor device,...
7603478 Displaying routing information for a measurement system  
Computer-implemented system and method for presenting routing information in a measurement system. A meta-routing tool receives user input specifying a device, then retrieves a topography...
7593840 Peripheral bus switch having virtual peripheral bus and configurable host bridge  
A peripheral bus switch includes a virtual peripheral bus, a plurality of bridges, and a configurable host bridge. A first bridge operably couples on a first side to the virtual peripheral bus and...
7587539 Methods of inter-integrated circuit addressing and devices for performing the same  
Inter-integrated circuit-capable devices for use on an inter-integrated circuit bus are disclosed. The inter-integrated circuit-capable devices include integrated, internally-configurable...
7584295 DSL communication apparatus, and download method of DSL communication program  
A host manages a ROM that stores a handshake program for executing a handshake sequence and an initialization program for executing an initialization sequence. During the handshake sequence, the...
7577764 Method, system, and computer program product for virtual adapter destruction on a physical adapter that supports virtual adapters  
A method, computer program product, and distributed data processing system for directly destroying the resources associated with one or more virtual adapters that reside within a physical adapter...