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8290159 Data recovery method, image processing apparatus, controller board, and data recovery program  
A disclosed data recovery method, image processing apparatus, controller board, and data recovery program enable data stored encrypted in a storage unit within an information processing apparatus...
8291211 System embedding plural controller sharing nonvolatile memory  
An embedded memory card system includes a first CPU, a second CPU, a nonvolatile memory storing data, and a device busy state machine selecting one of the first CPU and the second CPU to access the...
8285981 Remote network device provisioning  
Various embodiments are disclosed relating to remote network device provisioning. A method is disclosed, the method comprising discovering a network address associated with a device on a network...
8286113 Verification of logic core implementation  
A system and method are provided for verifying implementation of a logic core in a complete bitstream. A logic core bitstream is extracted from the complete bitstream. The logic core bitstream is...
8286093 Replacement motherboard configuration  
In a system to configure a replacement motherboard, one or more subsystems are provided to determine whether the replacement motherboard is in a manufacturing mode, determine whether firmware for...
8285977 System and method for extension of the BIOS boot specification  
A system and method is disclosed for extending the BIOS Boot Specification. The specification is extended to accommodate the identification of a greater number of bootable devices. The...
8285978 Storage medium storing master boot record, computer system having the same and booting method of the computer system  
A storage medium storing a master boot record, a computer system having the same, and a booting method of the computer system, the storage medium including: a first sector to store a first master...
8286238 Method and apparatus for run-time in-memory patching of code from a service processor  
Methods and apparatuses enable in-memory patching of a program loaded in volatile memory. A service processor identifies a program to be patched and an associated patch for the program. The patch...
8285980 System-on-a-chip (SoC) security using one-time programmable memories  
A system-on-a-chip includes a first memory and a processor. The first memory is configured to store a boot code. The processor is configured to (i) access the first memory, and (ii) execute the...
8285979 Boot algorithm  
A method, chip and computer program product for booting from a secondary boot source. In one embodiment, the method includes: (1) retrieving primary boot code from an on-chip primary boot source on...
RE43716 Method of fast switching control for different operation systems operated in computer  
A method of fast switching control for different operation systems operated in computer is provided, including installing a first operating system, a second operating system and a second operating...
8281057 Information processing apparatus, host bus adaptor and control method  
An information processing apparatus includes a first host bus adaptor that has a first storage section and expands the function of the information processing apparatus. Multiple first input/output...
8281119 Separate normal firmware and developer firmware  
A computer-implemented method for booting a computer is disclosed according to an aspect of the subject technology. The computer comprises firmware memory including a first section and a second...
8281115 Security method using self-generated encryption key, and security apparatus using the same  
A security method and a security apparatus are disclosed which use a self-generated encryption key. The security method includes the steps of: generating an encryption key; decrypting pre-encrypted...
8281118 Universal operating system to hardware platform interface for gaming machines  
Gaming machines and systems having a universal interface layer linking a gaming platform to a hardware platform are disclosed. In particular, the universal interface layer is configured such that...
8281229 Firmware verification using system memory error check logic  
Embodiments of an invention for verifying firmware using system memory error check logic are disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes an execution core, firmware, error check logic,...
8281114 Security system with methodology for defending against security breaches of peripheral devices  
A security system with methodology for defending against security breaches of peripheral devices is described. In one embodiment, for example, a method is described for protecting a computer from...
8281116 System and method for utilizing a protected/hidden region of semiconductor based memory/storage  
A method for accessing a protected area of a solid-state storage device via firmware control is described. During system initialization, firmware components are loaded and executed to initialize a...
8281117 Method and a memory unit for booting a server by copying boot data from an exchangeable memory unit to primary hard disk of the server  
The invention relates to a server with at least one removable storage unit. This removable storage unit is designed to boot a server. The removable storage unit, which is for example a memory card,...
8276004 Systems and methods for energy efficient load balancing at server clusters  
Methods and systems to balance the load among a set of processing units, such as servers, in a manner that allows the servers periods of low power consumption. This allows energy efficient...
8275983 File updating method by replacing at least one shortcut in system partition  
A method for storing files in a storage device includes the following steps. The storage device is divided into an original partition and a system partition. A plurality of original files is...
8275979 Initialization of a data processing system  
Technique for initializing a data processing system. Sequences of initialization steps for selected functional hardware elements of a data processing system are defined and dependencies between the...
8275981 Flash storage system and method for accessing a boot program  
A computing system includes a flash storage device that loads a boot program from a flash storage of the flash storage device to a random access memory of the flash storage device. A processor of...
8275982 System and method for a managed BIOS  
In accordance with the present disclosure, a system and method for a managed BIOS is disclosed. A software for a BIOS in an information handling system is provided on a computer readable medium. A...
8275895 Systems and methods for establishing a trusted dynamic host configuration protocol connection  
A method for establishing trusted communication between a client and a server is described. The method is implemented by a computer system. A response is received from a first server. An internet...
8271770 Computer motherboard with automatically adjusted hardware parameter value  
A computer motherboard with automatically adjusted hardware parameter values restarts automatically and proceeds with overclocking or power-saving operation in case the computer motherboard hangs...
8271833 Method, system and article of manufacture for system recovery  
Provided are a method, system, and article of manufacture for system recovery. An operating system and a backup copy of the operating system are both maintained in a partition of a computational...
8271754 Simple preconfigured client management failsafe  
A system, method and computer-usable medium are disclosed for recovering data from a memory storage device. The operating system (OS) of an IPS comprising a source memory storage device, further...
8271772 Boot control method of computer system  
A computer system comprises two or more computers including at least one standby computer and a management computer which controls the computers. The management computer manages unique...
8271696 Card type peripheral apparatus and host apparatus for accessing respective parts of stored protocol ID information one part after another  
A card type peripheral apparatus connected to a host apparatus for communication therewith according to a specific protocol. The card type peripheral apparatus includes a plurality of configuration...
8271924 Self-configuring components on a device  
Methods and apparatus are provided for allowing components such as buffers, multiplexers, ingress cores, etc. on a device such as a programmable chip to configure themselves based on parameter...
8271771 Systems and methods for restoring an image to a software encrypted disk or volume  
A computer-implemented method for restoring an image to an encrypted disk is described. An image to restore to the disk is identified. Information is read from one or more filesystems currently...
8271623 Performing configuration in a multimachine environment  
Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to performing configuration in a multi-machine environment. In aspects, a client connects with one of a plurality of storage appliances. This...
8266692 Malware automated removal system and method  
The present invention automates the operation of multiple malware removal software products using a computerized system that systematically operates the multiple selected software products. These...
8266416 Dynamic reconfiguration supporting method, dynamic reconfiguration supporting apparatus, and dynamic reconfiguration system  
A dynamic reconfiguration supporting method that generates a driver function to cause a dynamic reconfiguration circuit to execute a program of an application described in a predetermined language,...
8266419 Fast restart on a virtual machine  
Media, methods, and computer systems are provided for performing a quick restart of applications in a virtual machine of the computer system. The virtual machine is configured with a critical...
8266418 Computer system and method of booting the same  
Provided are a computer system and a method of booting the same. The computer system includes: a first storage unit for storing a booting-related program including an operating system program and...
8266417 Device having shared memory and method for transferring code data  
The present invention relates to a device having a shared memory and a code data transmitting method. According to an embodiment of the present invention, the digital processing device can include...
8261131 Recovery from HDD failure and technical support through WWAN  
A user of a user computer whose hard disk drive (HDD) is “fried” can press a special key to cause BIOS to automatically gather location information about the computer from its GPS receiver and gat...
8259339 Image forming apparatus  
An image forming apparatus includes a memory that stores therein a control program, a central processing unit that executes the control program stored in the memory, a print engine controlled by...
8261051 Computer, booting software product and computer booting method  
A computer includes an application system, a storage device and a basic input output system (BIOS). The application system can be respectively coupled to the storage device and the BIOS, set at...
8261052 Method for storing boot time  
A method for storing boot time is performed by a computer product having a programmable read-only memory with a basic/input output system resident therein. The method includes the steps of: (A)...
8261050 Vital product data collection during pre-standby and system initial program load  
Selectively recollecting vital product data during an initial program load at data processing system power on is provided. In response to receiving an input to power on a data processing system, a...
8261053 Method and apparatus for maintaining a partition when booting another partition  
In a processing system with a main partition and a sequestered partition, the main partition sends an interrupt to the sequestered partition before calling an operating system (OS) boot loader for...
8251580 Apparatus and method for protecting overheated hard drive  
An apparatus and method are provided to monitor the current temperature of a hard drive in a computer system protect, and protect the hard drive from being overheated. The apparatus includes a...
8255580 Image display device and method of changing first EDID with second EDID wherein the second EDID information is compatible with image display device  
An image display device and method of changing extended display identification data (EDID) information includes a first storage unit which stores extended display identification data (EDID)...
8254568 Secure booting a computing device  
A method and an apparatus for executing codes embedded inside a device to verify a code image loaded in a memory of the device are described. A code image may be executed after being verified as a...
8255676 Non-disruptive methods for updating a controller of a storage system  
A non-disruptive method for updating firmware in a first controller 210 of a redundant controller 200 in a storage subsystem 120 is disclosed. This updating occurs while the storage subsystem 120...
8255678 Method of booting a processing device  
A method for booting a processing device, the processing device comprising a first and a second processing unit, the method comprising: detecting by the first processing unit, whether at least one...
8255677 Initializing femtocells  
A femtocell may be initialized on a network by automatically contacting a network service provider. The access point then automatically downloads an initial configuration from a bootstrap server...