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8190787 Apparatus and methods for communicating with programmable devices  
A circuit arrangement includes a programmable logic device. The programmable logic device includes configuration logic circuitry. The programmable logic device also includes configurable...
8190778 Method and apparatus for network filtering and firewall protection on a secure partition  
A management virtual machine on a virtualization technology enabled platform includes a means for providing a firewall and deep packet inspection. An isolated secure partition is provided to host...
8190785 Plug-and-play device and method for enhancing features and settings in an interactive display system  
A plug-and-play device providing a set of functionality comprises a plug-and-play interface, storage, and software stored in the storage. The software is automatically executed by a computer when...
8191025 Redundancy structures and methods in a programmable logic device  
An embodiment of the present invention provides a programmable logic device (“PLD”) including a redundancy architecture adapted to selective route signals via first or second staggered vertical...
8185726 Sleep optimization based on system information block scheduling  
Methods and apparatuses are presented for sleep optimization based on system information block SIB scheduling. A method for invoking sleep states within user equipment (UE) is presented. The...
8185730 System and method for determining if current operating system booted from an internal drive or an extern drive and further fixing the internal drive if needs to be or updating the external drive with current boot image  
Software program or application can determine if the storage device it was launched from is connected to the host computer system on an internal bus or an external bus. The ability of a software...
8185729 Method of converting personal computers into thin client computers  
A system repurposes a personal computer operating with a conventional personal computer operating system, such as Windows® operating system, into a thin client computer system without requiring...
8185731 Device for configuring functional capabilities in a data processing system  
A method for configuring functional capabilities in a data processing system. An intermediate link record and a System Anchor record containing the unchangeable hardware ID are used. All...
8185728 System boot using NAND flash memory and method thereof  
A system and method are provided for booting a computing device using a NAND flash memory. Boot code stored in the NAND flash memory is transferred to a RAM for execution by the CPU. Operating...
8185727 Method of using an information handling system having a boot file, and an information handling system and machine-executable code for carrying out the method  
An information handling system and a method of using it can allow the information handling system to be started or restarted and have an operating system loaded, even if a boot variable within a...
8185766 Hierarchical power management with hot mode  
Methods, systems, apparatuses and program products are disclosed for providing power/energy control. HPM (Hierarchical Power Management) systems provide for and improve on the power management...
8180926 Adaptable resource spoofing for an extended computer system  
A spoofing module that mimics remote computer resources to optimize system responsiveness and avoid expiration of intentional and unintentional timeouts in extended computer systems. The invention...
8181007 Electronic device and method for secure operating system update in embedded system  
An electronic device and method for secure embedded operating system update within embedded system. The embedded system includes a random-access memory, a non-volatile storage unit and a...
8180930 Information processing device, and device initialization method in the information processing device  
The information processing device of the present invention includes: an initialization unit that is realized by the execution of firmware for carrying out a first initialization process for...
8176153 Virtual server cloning  
In one embodiment, a system preparation application may be executed on a source storage device to prepare a reference system for image creation. The reference system may include at least one...
8176303 Multiprocessor communication device and methods thereof  
During a boot process of a data processing device having a master bootstrap processor device and multiple slave processor devices, memory associated with the master bootstrap processor is not...
8176302 Data processing arrangement comprising a reset facility  
A data processing arrangement (MPS) comprises a plurality of data processors (SPR, PM1, . . . , PM4) that can be reset individually. A reset module (RSM) handles various reset request signals...
8176304 Mechanism for performing function level reset in an I/O device  
An I/O device having function level reset functionality includes a host interface that may include a master reset unit, a plurality of client interfaces, each corresponding to one or more...
8176310 Debugger application configured to communicate with a debugger module via a GPIO  
Methods, systems, apparatuses and program products are disclosed for communications such as may be used for debugging computers and similar electronic products at a level suitable for low level...
8176305 Information processing apparatus, activation method, and program  
The present invention relates to an information processing apparatus, an activation method, and a program which allow activation to be performed more quickly so as to enter a state according to a...
8176314 System startup with applications using configurable options  
Illustrative embodiments provide a computer implemented method, a data processing system, and a computer program product for system startup with applications using configurable options. In one...
8176307 Method and system for post-build modification of firmware binaries to support different hardware configurations  
A firmware data processing system may be operable to allocate a configuration area in the firmware binary image file for customizable settings. During the firmware build process for the firmware...
8176343 Method for providing information for power management of devices on a network  
The present invention relates to a method for providing information for power management of devices connected to a network. The present method creates a PM (Power Management) server list which...
8176306 Boot block  
A machine including a processor, a boot block including an immutable segment and a mutable segment, one or more BIOS images stored on the mutable segment of the boot block, and a BIOS manager...
8176311 Initializing platform-specific features of a platform during early stages of booting the kernel  
Techniques are described for providing a kernel with the ability to execute functions from a kernel module during processor initialization and initializing a platform using platform-specific...
8169640 Network system, network setup method, and program and storage medium therefor  
A network system and network system setting method including a control apparatus connected to a network and an image processing apparatus connected to the control apparatus so as to access the...
8171279 Multi processor system having direct access boot and direct access boot method thereof  
A multiprocessor system having a direct access boot operation and a direct access boot method are provided to substantially reduce a boot error of processor that does not provide a memory link...
8171281 Microprocessor boot-up controller connected to a processor and NAND flash memory for controlling the boot-up of a computer device  
An information processing apparatus has a multi-valued NAND nonvolatile memory including a plurality of word lines and a plurality of memory cells connected to the respective word lines. Each...
8171272 Critical pre-OS driver verification  
Before booting from a main OS into a pre-OS, a pre-OS management component verifies that all critical drivers are present in the pre-OS. The pre-OS management component identifies the hardware...
8171273 Method and apparatus for reconfiguring software in SDR terminal  
A method and apparatus for reconfiguring software in a software-based wireless terminal when a new wireless communication service is to be carried out is provided. The method of reconfiguring...
8171547 Method and system for real time classification of events in computer integrity system  
Method and system using a designated known secure computer for real time classification of change events in a computer integrity system are disclosed. In the embodiment of the invention, the known...
8171274 Method and system of executing stack-based memory reference code  
A method and system of executing stack-based memory reference code. At least some of the illustrated embodiments are methods comprising waking a computer system from a reduced power operational...
8171271 Server device and method of sharing basic input/output system  
A server device and a method of sharing a basic input/output system (BIOS) include a plurality of mainboards, a circuit board, and a memory unit, and a switching unit disposed on the circuit...
8171278 Booting a computer system from central storage  
A filter driver that is loaded during an initial part of the boot process enable operating systems that are not capable of booting from central storage to be booted from central storage. According...
8171546 Keyboard security status check module and method  
A keyboard security status check module and method are provided. The module is provided to enable a user to easily check the operating status of a keyboard security program installed in a user...
8166285 Method and system for booting and automatically updating software, and recovering from update error, and computer readable recording medium storing method  
Provided are a booting method of updating software components installed in a system and recovering from an error that occurs in an update, a method and system for automatically updating the...
8166540 Hardware password alignment system apparatus and methods  
A system, apparatus, and methods are disclosed for aligning a stored scancode sequence that corresponds to a hardware password, with a password input device type such as a current keyboard type....
8166331 Computer system and operating method thereof  
A computer system includes a power supply, a timing control circuit including a delay module, and a south bridge chip. The power supply outputs necessary voltages to the computer system and a...
8166286 Data pipeline with large tuning range of clock signals  
The invention relates to a data pipeline comprising a first stage with a data input for receiving a digital data input signal, a clock input and a data output, and a first bi-stable element being...
8166290 Information processing apparatus and information processing method  
An information processing apparatus including a hardware device, at least one application program configured to execute an operation utilizing the hardware device, an operating system, a first...
8166230 Memory systems and methods of initializing the same  
A memory system is provided includes a host processor, and a plurality of cascade connected memory cards connected to the host processor. Each of the memory cards stores a same default relative...
8166288 Managing requests of operating systems executing in virtual machines  
A coordinator in a computer system receives a request from one of a plurality of operating systems (that coexist in the computer system) to invoke a service of a management routine in the computer...
8166287 Method and system for unified audio control on a personal computer  
A system and method for improved audio controls on a personal computer is provided. The system and method provide a unified architecture for audio controls across hardware and software interfaces...
8161474 Diagnostic information preservation during installations of over the air update of wireless handset software  
A method and system for failsafe preservation of diagnostic information that identifies problems encountered during installation of over the air updates of wireless handset software includes...
8161276 Demodulator device and method of operating the same  
A demodulator device and a method of operating the demodulator device where the demodulator device runs a loaded operating system and operates a communication protocol enabling a host application...
8161275 Configuring media player  
A media player is executed on an electronic device by implementing a runtime of a media player in a modular framework on the electronic device. The modular framework is configured to have each of...
8161277 Method of safe and recoverable firmware update and device using the same  
A safe and recoverable firmware update method which for a remote embedded electronic device and the device thereof. The method includes reading an update status in a flash memory, and determining...
8156315 Information processing apparatus and operation method of the same  
Provided is a service processor (SVP) 10 that validates a configuration of a storage system 1 having a server device 30, a storage device 20 providing the server device with a storage area, and a...
8156320 Method and apparatus for fast booting a portable computing device allowing for immediate operation  
The present invention discloses a portable computing device (200) including a processor (202), non-volatile memory (206), and a volatile memory (208). An execute in place (XIP) kernel (210) stored...
8156316 Electronic device having an alterable configuration and methods of manufacturing and configuring the same  
An electronic device having an alterable configuration includes a non-volatile memory configurable to include at least a first partition and a second partition, the non-volatile memory storing a...