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7644219 System and method for managing the sharing of PCI devices across multiple host operating systems  
A system and method is disclosed for initializing PCI devices in a computer system or information handling system. Upon initialization of the system, each operating system instance of the system...
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...
7634603 System and apparatus for early fixed latency subtractive decoding  
Systems and methods for early fixed latency subtractive decoding are disclosed. The subtractive decoding device speculatively acknowledges a bus transaction within a fixed time period that is the...
7634608 Bridging network components  
A system includes a first and a second network component, and a bridge. The bridge, which resides a Media Access Control (MAC) layer of a host, includes a bridge component, a first virtual network...
7634609 Data transmission coordinating method  
In a data transmission coordinating method, the computer system enters a coordinating state, and a first signal is issued from the central processing unit to the data transmission standard storage...
7631134 Half-sized PCI central processing unit card and computer device having the capability of PCIe expansion  
This invention is to provide a half-sized PCI CPU card and a computer device having the capability of PCIe expansion, wherein the half-sized PCI CPU card comprises a PCI golden finger and a PCIe...
7620758 System and method for fast activation and playing using a multimedia playback control module to load and execute core program  
A dual-CPU computer-based multimedia system is provided, including a computer connected to a multimedia playing control module. The multimedia playing control module has a second CPU connected to...
7620741 Proxy-based device sharing  
A method is provided for supporting device sharing between hosts via a bus fabric. A master host owns a device tree and provides IO services to at least one client host. The client host comprises...
7613864 Device sharing  
An interconnect apparatus, for example a switch, supports PCI-Express. The apparatus has a first plurality of ports configurable as upstream ports, each connectable to a respective host, and at...
7610427 Functional module card for transferring digital broadcasting signal using a clock generated based on a synchronous signal extracted from a received data signal  
A functional module card and a host apparatus according to the present invention can constitute the digital broadcasting receiver apparatus. The functional module card includes a card controller...
7610431 Configuration space compaction  
In an interconnect apparatus for interconnecting at least one host to at least a plurality of presentation registers provide a presentation interface for the device to the host. The interconnect...
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...
7606960 Apparatus for adjusting a clock frequency of a variable speed bus  
An embodiment involves throttling a bus frequency based upon incoming arbitration requests from units or devices coupled to a bus. Arbitration circuitry monitors request rates from each requestor...
7603441 Method and apparatus for automatic configuration of multiple on-chip interconnects  
A method and apparatus for automatic configuration of multiple on-chip interconnects have been described. In one embodiment, the invention reduces the configuration time of several on-chip network...
7603487 Hardware configurable hub interface unit  
A data transfer apparatus with hub and ports includes design configurable hub interface units (HIU) between the ports and corresponding external application units. The configurable HIU provides a...
7600067 Methods for identifying bridge devices and systems thereof  
Methods for identifying bridge devices and systems thereof. A bridge device receives a standard command. In response to the standard command, output information comprising at least one...
7596650 Increasing availability of input/output (I/O) interconnections in a system  
In one embodiment, the present invention includes an apparatus having a first interface to process data for communication according to at least first and second protocols, a second interface to...
7596652 Integrated circuit having processor and bridging capabilities  
An apparatus according to one embodiment may include an integrated circuit. The integrated circuit may include a processor, a bridge, and circuitry capable of coupling the bridge and the processor...
7594055 Systems and methods for providing distributed technology independent memory controllers  
Systems and methods for providing distributed technology independent memory controllers. Systems include a computer memory system for storing and retrieving data. The system includes a memory bus,...
7594056 Bridge and data processing method therefor  
There is provided a bridge which connects between a primary bus and secondary bus. The bridge reads out a descriptor from a primary memory of the primary bus, reads out a status from a secondary...
7594060 Data buffer allocation in a non-blocking data services platform using input/output switching fabric  
Data buffering allocation in a microprocessor complex for a request of memory allocation is supported through a remote buffer batch allocation protocol. The separation of control and data...
7594058 Chipset supporting a peripheral component interconnection express (PCI-E) architecture  
The present computing system using PCI-E architecture includes at least one first PCI-E port, a first port-arbiter, a first URD logic, a microprocessor, a DARD logic and a device arbiter. The...
7590790 Bus device  
A bus device is used with a computer system. In the bus device, a bus-interfaced host performs data transmission in a first mode in response to a first command resulting from certain software...
7590787 Apparatus and method for ordering transaction beats in a data transfer  
A microprocessor including a cache memory and bus interface logic. The bus interface logic is interfaced with request signals and data signals and includes a request interface and a response...
7590146 Information processing unit  
The object of the invention is to enhance data transmission efficiency by considering a clock frequency, a data transmission method and a data storage method. To achieve the object, an information...
7581040 Interface circuit, system device using the interface circuit, and data interface method, the interface circuit performing data transfer between a host and a peripheral device  
An interface circuit performing data transfer between a host device and a peripheral device, which includes at least two interface blocks; and a card identification circuit configured to access...
7581049 Bus controller  
A single bus apparatus enables the simultaneous execution of both high-speed data transfer, which requires real time operation, and low-speed data transfer. At least one of slaves I/F 22-0, 22-1,...
7577782 Application programming interface for data transfer and bus management over a bus structure  
In a first embodiment, an applications programming interface (API) implements and manages isochronous and asynchronous data transfer operations between an application and a bus structure. During...
7577781 Bus system for use with information processing apparatus  
A processor bus linked with at least a processor, a memory bus linked with a main memory, and a system bus linked with at least an input/output device are connected to a three-way connection...
7577779 Method and system for a RFIC master  
Methods and systems for a RFIC master are disclosed. Aspects of one method may include configuring an on-chip programmable device that may function as a master on a bus that has at least one...
7574550 Guaranteed isochronous services method and apparatus in bridged LAN  
Provided are a guaranteed isochronous services method and apparatus in bridged LAN. Isochronous streams are transmitted through bridges to a plurality of listener stations in a distributed...
7574552 Target device to be connected to IEEE 1394 serial bus  
A target device is provided which is connected to a controller device via IEEE 1394 serial bus, and to an HDD via USB. The target device comprises: an IEEE 1394 interface for sending and receiving...
7574545 Method and apparatus for controlling a document output device with a control request stored at a server  
The present invention relates to methods and apparatus for controlling a document output device. A control request for controlling the document output device is forwarded from a client device to a...
7574546 Methods and apparatus for requesting and receiving a print job at a printer  
The present invention relates to methods and apparatus for requesting and receiving print jobs over a communications network. In particular, the present invention enables a user to obtain print...
7574549 Bridge design for SD and MMC multiplexing  
A method for determining direction of signal transmission in a bi-directional signal line, including sampling data signals at two terminals, A and B, enabling data flow from A to B when data flow...
7571273 Bus/device/function translation within and routing of communications packets in a PCI switched-fabric in a multi-host environment utilizing multiple root switches  
A computer-implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product are disclosed for bus/device/function (BDF) translation and routing of communications packets through a fabric that utilizes...
7565470 Serial bus device with address assignment by master device  
The present invention offers a daisy chain serial bus system. For bus construction, the slave device has a first data transmission port to transfer serial data with its upward connected device and...
7562176 Apparatus and methods for clustering multiple independent PCI express hierarchies  
Apparatus, systems and methods for clustering multiple PCI Express hierarchies to enable access of components in different hierarchies. Each PCI Express hierarchy includes a root device as well as...
7561565 VXS payload module having a storage module and method  
A multi-service platform system (100) includes a VXS backplane (104), a switched fabric (106) operating on the VXS backplane, a parallel bus (108) operating coincident with the switched fabric on...
7562174 Motherboard having hard-wired private bus between graphics cards  
A motherboard includes two bus connectors. Each connector has contact positions for a set of serial data lanes. A private bus is formed in the motherboard to couple a subset of the serial data...
7561163 Detecting connection topology in a multi-processor graphics system  
Multiple graphics processors in a graphics processing system are interconnected in a unidirectional or bidirectional ring topology, allowing pixels to transferred from any one graphics processor...
7558898 Port replicating apparatus  
A docking assembly including a port replicating apparatus is disclosed. The docking assembly includes a port replicating apparatus including (i) a housing having a major dimension defined by a...
7558901 Apparatus and method for connecting processor to bus  
An apparatus and method for connecting a processor to buses. The apparatus includes a multiplexer which, when addressing information indicating the address of a first memory connected to a...
7552362 Bridge, error notification method therefor and system  
In a bridge which connects between an expansion bus of a primary system and that of a secondary system, a local error such as an expansion bus error and CPU hang-up which occurs in the secondary...
7547991 Redundancy power for communication devices  
A system and method to provide redundant power to a failing line in a communication device within a communication network supporting the transmission and reception of data. Through the use of a...
7549008 Interface adapter for a portable media player device  
A “smart cable” that connects one or more peripheral devices to a digital media player having multiple, different types of input and/or output connections.
7545822 Information communication system, information communication method, information signal processing device and information signal processing method, and storage medium  
When a plurality of information signal processing apparatuses are connected via IEEE 1394 communication control buses, these buses are connected via bridges, and bus reset occurs on a remote bus...
7543101 System of accessing data in a graphics system and method thereof  
A central processor unit (CPU) is connected to a system/graphics controller generally comprising a monolithic semiconductor device. The system/graphics controller is connected to an input output...
7543094 Target readiness protocol for contiguous write  
A method of performing contiguous write transactions on a processor bus according to an embodiment of the present invention includes detecting, by a bus agent, a request for a write cycle,...
7536493 Method and apparatus for identifying a service processor with current setting information  
The aspects of the present invention provide a computer implemented method, an apparatus, and a computer usable program code for identifying a service processor with current setting information....