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7730233 Data transfer control device and electronic instrument  
A data transfer control device includes an ATA device-side I/F which transfers data between the data transfer control device and an ATA host through a bus ATABUS1, an ATA host-side I/F which...
7730205 OS agnostic resource sharing across multiple computing platforms  
Methods, apparatus, and systems for sharing resources across a plurality of computing platforms. Firmware provided on each platform is loaded for operating system runtime availability. Shared...
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...
7725640 Adapter card replay buffer for system fault analysis  
An adapter card for directing an information handling system (or another device) device to copy one or more data packets buffered in its memory may include an interface core. The interface core...
7725639 Switch architecture independent of media  
A network device for handling data and a method for handling data in a network device are disclosed. The network device includes at least one media port and at least one high speed docking...
7721028 Keyboard video mouse (KVM) switch between plurality of internal USB hubs each associated with plurality of audio codecs connected to the downstream port of associated USB hub  
An improved KVM switch is provided which enables computers to be connected to the KVM switch by reduced numbers of cables. It also supports transmission of digital audio signals between the...
7716406 Method and system for persistent reservation handling in a multi-initiator environment  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a system and method for handling persistent reservations. More particularly, according to one embodiment of the present invention, a routing device...
7707350 Bus interconnect switching mechanism  
A front side bus swizzle mechanism modifies the front side (address and data) bus on a chip so that, when the chip is positioned on one side of a printed circuit board, connection to a second chip...
7702827 System and method for a credit based flow device that utilizes PCI express packets having modified headers wherein ID fields includes non-ID data  
Device, system, and method of utilizing PCI Express packets having modified headers. For example, an apparatus includes a credit-based flow control interconnect device to generate a credit-based...
7694063 System and method for dynamically loadable storage device I/O policy modules  
Systems, methods, apparatus and software can implement a multipathing driver using dynamically loadable device policy modules that provide device specific functionality for providing at least one...
7694062 System and apparatus for capacitively coupling signals with an integrated circuit  
Systems and apparatus for capacitively coupling signals with an integrated circuit (IC) are described. Capacitive elements disposed within a transmitting IC effectively function as AC coupling...
7694038 Maintaining and using nexus information on a host, port and device connection  
Provided are a method, system, and program maintaining and using nexus information on a host, port and device connection. A login is received from a host port on a storage controller port, wherein...
7694064 Multiple cell computer systems and methods  
In an embodiment, a multi-processor computer system includes multiple cells, where a cell may include one or more processors and memory resources. The system may further include a global crossbar...
7689758 Dual bus matrix architecture for micro-controllers  
A dual bus matrix architecture comprising: a first interconnect matrix connected to a plurality of high performance peripherals and having a plurality of master ports and a plurality of slave...
7681006 Asynchronously-accessible memory device with mode selection circuitry for burst or pipelined operation  
An integrated circuit memory device is designed for high speed data access and for compatibility with existing memory systems. An address strobe signal is used to latch a first address. During a...
7676625 Cross-coupled peripheral component interconnect express switch  
A plurality of PCIe switch complexes are interposed between a plurality of I/O devices and a plurality of microprocessor complexes. Each PCIe switching complex comprises a plurality of PCIe...
7673085 Multi-channel communication circuit  
A multi-channel communication circuit includes a master device, a plurality of slave devices, and a multiplexer (MUX). A transmitting pin and a receiving pin of a serial interface of the master...
7664904 High speed serial switch fabric performing mapping of traffic classes onto virtual channels  
A high-speed serial switch fabric is configured to perform a mapping of a traffic class that is capable of differentiating traffics onto a virtual channel. The high-speed serial switch fabric...
7664884 Media drive that creates a transfer unnecessary period, and power saving method thereof  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a media drive that is intended for reduction in power consumption required for serial communications to/from a host, and a power saving method thereof....
7660104 User interface component with a removable cover  
A user interface component for use in an electronic device is disclosed. The electronic device includes a first part and a second part. The user interface component may include a structural part...
7660939 Operating system arrangement for flexible computer system design  
A programmable logic device with an embedded operating system is disclosed. The programmable logic device includes a bus, memory, a number of bidirectional communication ports, a switching...
7657685 Circuit arrangement and method for operating a circuit arrangement  
Circuit arrangement having a chip card controller with connections which can be used to access the chip card controller in accordance with the ISO standard and which are connected or can be...
7657670 Control apparatus system  
A control apparatus system which enables reduction of costs and time for development. An image forming apparatus implementing the control apparatus system has an image output section including a...
7657665 Shared simultaneously-connected removable drives and servers each housing an I/O controller which maintains an uninterrupted protocol connection  
Local drive presence is provided for local and remote drives by maintaining a plurality of uninterrupted protocol connections between a plurality of I/O controllers and a plurality of device...
7657693 Router to use three levels of arbitration for a crossbar channel  
A router is provided that includes a plurality of lanes to receive inbound data from a plurality of different input ports. The router may further include a shared crossbar channel coupled to each...
7653776 Method and apparatus for selectively switching IC ports to card slots through the use of three switches per switch group  
A system that selectively couples one or more IC chips to card slots. The system contains a Z-bar switch which includes: a select input; a first IC port coupled to a first IC pin; a second IC port...
7650455 Spider web interconnect topology utilizing multiple port connection  
A data communications apparatus includes a central device and a plurality of communication devices. The central device includes a plurality of central port pairs, in which each central port pair...
7647531 Overriding daughterboard slots marked with power fault  
Having detected an anomalous fault in a peripheral I/O slot, a processor entity may need to perform some remedial action, wherein the peripheral slot may have a fault line. First a voltage may be...
7647447 Data bus connection for memory device  
A data bus of a DVD+RW recorder between a DSP and a SDRAM usually needs a multilayer wiring board. In order to simplify the layout of the wiring board of the data bus there is provided a method...
7644168 SAS expander  
Systems and methodologies associated with providing additional functionality to a conventional SAS expander are described. One exemplary SAS expander embodiment includes logic for selectively...
7644215 Methods and systems for providing management in a telecommunications equipment shelf assembly using a shared serial bus  
A method for connecting an externally accessible shared serial port to one of a plurality of target serial ports is provided. The target serial ports are associated with a plurality of different...
7640386 Systems and methods for providing memory modules with multiple hub devices  
Systems and methods for providing memory modules with multiple hub devices. Exemplary systems include a cascade-interconnect memory system with a memory bus, a memory controller and a 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...
7640379 System method for I/O pads in mobile multimedia processor (MMP) that has bypass mode wherein data is passed through without being processed by MMP  
In a multimedia system, a method and system for input/output pads in a mobile multimedia processor are provided. Input, output, and/or bidirectional pads in a host bus interface and/or a slave bus...
7636311 Complex information platform apparatus and communication band ensuring method of the same  
There is a need for applying an appropriate QoS setting to a complex information platform apparatus capable of flexibly changing an apparatus configuration so as to ensure an intra-apparatus...
7633971 Method and system for transport of packet-based datastreams over frame-based transport systems employing physically diverse transmission channels  
A transport unit is disclosed. On a transmit side, the transport unit includes a payload data unit (PDU) formation unit, a frame formation unit and a scheduler. An input of the scheduler is...
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...
7634586 Device for concurrent limit validity check  
A device and method are disclosed for performing a limit address check validation in a switching device. The device includes a multiplexer that is enabled to select content from a base address...
7631133 Backplane interconnection system and method  
An apparatus, method, computer program product, integrated circuit and system that include a backplane that provides direct and indirect connections among a plurality of slots in communication...
7631137 Data processing system and method for converting and synchronising data traffic  
A data processing system and a method for synchronizing data traffic including a conversion unit which converts first data into second data. The first data is controlled by a first scheme for...
7627707 Microscope system and extension unit  
A bus connection switch is connected in series at some point on a bus that transmits control data. The bus connection switch releases the bus at the position of the switch when being opened, or...
7624204 Input/output controller node in an adaptable computing environment  
A reconfigurable input/output controller (IOC) allows an adaptive computing engine (ACE) to communicate with external devices. The external devices can comprise a separate system on chip (SOC) or...
7624206 RAID data storage system with SAS expansion  
A data storage system has a chassis and a pair of printed circuit boards disposed in the chassis. Each one of the pair of printed circuit boards has disposed thereon a processor, a translator...
7624222 South bridge system and method  
A system including a south bridge, a first processor connected to the south bridge, and a second processor connected to the south bridge. The system further includes at least one device connected...
7624223 Apparatus and methods for multiple unidirectional virtual connections among SAS devices  
Apparatus and methods for enabling multiple, unidirectional, virtual connections between a first SAS device and multiple other SAS devices in a SAS domain. An enhanced first SAS device may be...
7617349 Initiating and using information used for a host, control unit, and logical device connections  
Provided are a method, system, and program for initiating and using information used for a host, control unit, and logical device connections receiving a request to create a host port to control...
7613865 Automated switching for executing tests involving electronic devices  
An automated switching system that enables a tester to establish different connections between multiple electronic devices is provided. The system includes a switching module that connects to the...
7613813 Method and apparatus for reducing host overhead in a socket server implementation  
A network application executing on a host system provides a list of application buffers in host memory stored in a queue to a network services processor coupled to the host system. The application...
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...