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9038075 Batch execution of system calls in an operating system  
A system and a method are disclosed for batch execution of system calls in an operating system. In one implementation, a processing device configures a system call batching buffer table in a user...
9035971 Image display apparatus, image display method, and of image display program  
An image display apparatus includes a communication unit to communicate with information processing apparatuses; an image synthesizing unit to synthesize a multi-segmented screen image composed of...
9032126 Increasing turbo mode residency of a processor  
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for accessing a task stored in an entry of a task queue that identifies the task and a first core of a processor on which the task has...
9032125 Increasing turbo mode residency of a processor  
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for accessing a task stored in an entry of a task queue that identifies the task and a first core of a processor on which the task has...
9032127 Method of balancing I/O device interrupt service loading in a computer system  
A method of balancing input/output (I/O) device interrupt service loading in a computer system comprises: assigning priorities to a plurality of I/O device interrupts of a processing unit of the...
9031736 Channel diagnostic system for sent receiver  
A system for performing diagnostic checks on a data message transmitted from a sensor and received by a receiver includes a receiver clock tick counter, a prescaler counter, a calibration pulse...
9021172 Data processing apparatus and method and method for generating performance monitoring interrupt signal based on first event counter and second event counter  
A data processing apparatus has performance monitoring circuitry for generating performance monitoring data. The performance monitoring circuitry includes a first event counter for counting...
9015374 Virtual interrupt filter  
A system for processing interrupts in a virtualized computing environment includes a virtual interrupt controller to provide virtual interrupts from peripherals to virtual machines. The system...
9015396 Reducing latency in a peripheral component interconnect express link  
A method and system are described for reducing latency in a peripheral component interconnect express (PCIe) link between a host and an endpoint. In the described embodiments, an interrupt is...
9008079 System and method for high-performance, low-power data center interconnect fabric  
A system and method are provided that support a routing using a tree-like or graph topology that supports multiple links per node, where each link is designated as an Up, Down, or Lateral link, or...
8997099 Virtualization event processing in a layered virtualization architecture  
Embodiments of apparatuses and methods for processing virtualization events in a layered virtualization architecture are disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a event logic and...
8996774 Performing emulated message signaled interrupt handling  
In an embodiment, a processor includes a logic to store a write transaction including an interrupt and data received from a device coupled to the processor to a cache line of a cache memory based...
8996895 Method, apparatus, and system for energy efficiency and energy conservation including optimizing C-state selection under variable wakeup rates  
A processor may include power management techniques to, dynamically, chose an optimal C-state for the processing core. The measurement of real workloads on the OSes exhibit two important...
8996773 Computer apparatus and method for distributing interrupt tasks thereof  
A computer apparatus and a method for distributing interrupt tasks thereof are provided. The computer apparatus has a plurality of CPUs and a chipset, and the chipset is electrically coupled to...
8984199 Inter-processor interrupts  
According to an embodiment of the invention, a method and apparatus for inter-processor interrupts in a multi-processor system are described. An embodiment comprises writing an inter-processor...
8984200 Task scheduling in big and little cores  
One aspect provides a method comprising: ascertaining an interrupt at an information handling device having two or more cores of different size; determining if the interrupt should be directed to...
8972642 Low latency two-level interrupt controller interface to multi-threaded processor  
Systems and method for reducing interrupt latency time in a multi-threaded processor. A first interrupt controller is coupled to the multi-threaded processor. A second interrupt controller is...
8966148 Providing real-time interrupts over Ethernet  
In one embodiment, a method includes sending a request to one or more distributed fabric protocol (DFP) system members in order to retrieve one or more events from the one or more DFP system...
8966149 Emulation of an input/output advanced programmable interrupt controller  
Embodiments of systems, apparatuses, and methods for emulating an input/output Advanced Programmable Interrupt Controller are disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a first interrupt...
8959303 Information processor and multi-core system  
According to one embodiment, an information processor includes an operator and an address protector. The address protector includes a register access interface, an address table, and an access...
8943251 System and method for processing device with differentiated execution mode  
In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, a method of operating a system includes operating in a first operating mode to not permit access to an address range, receiving a...
8943252 Latency sensitive software interrupt and thread scheduling  
Various embodiments provide an ability to schedule latency-sensitive tasks based, at least in part, upon one or more processor cores usage metrics. Some embodiments gather information associated...
8938737 Delivering interrupts directly to a virtual processor  
Embodiments of apparatuses, methods, and systems for delivering an interrupt to a virtual processor are disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes an interface to receive an interrupt...
8935521 Control apparatus, method of controlling control apparatus, and digital broadcast receiving apparatus  
A control apparatus which is inexpensive and highly effective in shortening a start-up time, a method of controlling the control apparatus, and a digital broadcast receiving apparatus are...
8935710 Unique event identification  
Embodiments of methods, systems and storage medium associated with generating and storing a unique event identifier (UEID) associated with a type of an event of a module of a computing system are...
8930603 Interruption facility for adjunct processor queues  
Interruption facility for adjunct processor queues. In response to a queue transitioning from a no replies pending state to a reply pending state, an interruption is initiated. This interruption...
8930604 Reliable notification of interrupts in a network processor by prioritization and policing of interrupts  
In a data network, a node determines whether to handle data-dependent events using the node's hardware interrupt buffer or instead using an available fallback action. The node classifies each...
8924614 Host controller apparatus, information processing apparatus, and event information output method  
The present invention aims to provide a host controller apparatus, an information processing apparatus, and an event information output method that are capable of outputting event information to a...
8914566 Managing interrupts  
A process for managing interrupts, which may be performed using electronic circuitry, includes: receiving interrupts bound for a processing device, where the interrupts are received from hardware...
8909836 Interrupt controller, apparatus including interrupt controller, and corresponding methods for processing interrupt request event(s) in system including processor(s)  
An interrupt controller coupled to a plurality of processors is provided to rout at least one interrupt request event to at least one of the processors. The interrupt controller includes a...
8892802 Enhancing interrupt handling in a virtual environment  
Systems and methods for enhancing the handling of interrupts in a virtual computing environment are disclosed. A CPU is configured such that the CPU, when in a virtual machine (VM) mode, directs...
8892918 Method and system for waking on input/output interrupts while powered down  
A system for power management. The system includes a plurality of input/output pads and a plurality of input/output cells, where each input/output cell is coupled to one of the input/output pads....
8886862 Virtualization of interrupts  
A method for computing includes running a plurality of virtual machines on a computer having one or more cores and a memory. Respective interrupt addresses in the memory are assigned to the...
8880764 Pessimistic interrupt affinity for devices  
A computing apparatus identifies that a first physical processor of a host has forwarded information regarding a device interrupt for a device to a second physical processor executing at least one...
8868811 Systems and methods for hot-plug detection recovery  
One embodiment is a method for establishing a link between a source device and a sink device. The method comprises enabling a hot plug detect (HPD) handler in the source device, utilizing the HPD...
8868810 Managing over-initiative thin interrupts  
A method, system, and computer program product identify extraneous input/output interrupts for a queued input/output device architecture. At least one interrupt is determined to have been...
8868809 Interrupt queuing in a media controller architecture  
Described embodiments provide a media controller for servicing contexts corresponding to data transfer requests from host devices. The media controller includes a context generator for generating...
8863130 Exception handling in a concurrent computing process  
A system initiates multiple instances of a concurrent computing process, establishes a communication channel among the multiple instances, initiates execution of a computational job on the...
8861434 Method and system for improved multi-cell support on a single modem board  
A system for providing multi-cell support within a single SMP partition in a telecommunications network is disclosed. The typically includes a modem board and a multi-core processor having a...
8856416 Method and apparatus for processing latency sensitive electronic data with interrupt moderation  
Numerous embodiments of a method and apparatus for processing latency sensitive electronic data with interrupt moderation are disclosed.
8854647 Image forming apparatus with time-divisional function execution  
Whether or not allocation to router control is used up is determined. Whether or not CPU utilization allocated to the router control is used up is determined. If it is determined that the...
8856406 Peripheral trigger generator  
A microcontroller includes a central processing unit (CPU); a plurality of peripheral units; and a peripheral trigger generator comprising a user programmable state machine, wherein the peripheral...
8843219 Control device  
An RTC, having a crystal oscillator of different characteristics from those of a crystal oscillator, is provided, and the pulse period of the pulse signal from the RTC and the pulse signal based...
8843683 Posting interrupts to virtual processors  
Embodiments of systems, apparatuses, and methods for posting interrupts to virtual processors are disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes look-up logic and posting logic. The look-up...
8843684 Performing call stack sampling by setting affinity of target thread to a current process to prevent target thread migration  
A sample is generated based on an event. Further, an interrupt handler captures information for an interrupted thread on a current processor. In addition, an affinity of the interrupted thread is...
8838864 Method and apparatus for improving the efficiency of interrupt delivery at runtime in a network system  
Processor affinity of an application/thread may be used to deliver an interrupt caused by the application/thread to a best processor at runtime. The processor to which the interrupt is delivered...
8832688 Kernel bus system with a hyberbus and method therefor  
Some embodiments concern a kernel bus system for building at least one virtual machine monitor. The kernel bus system can include: (a) a hyperbus; (b) user space components; (c) guest space...
8819321 Systems and methods for providing instant-on functionality on an embedded controller  
Systems and methods for providing instant-on functionality on an embedded controller are disclosed. A method of providing instant-on functionality on a controller comprises an initial state, an...
8813077 Virtualization event processing in a layered virtualization architecture  
Embodiments of apparatuses and methods for processing virtualization events in a layered virtualization architecture are disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a event logic and...
8812169 Heat sink verification  
In one embodiment, a printed circuit board assembly comprises a printed circuit board including a processor, a heat sink mountable to the printed circuit board proximate the processor, and a...