04803623 is referenced by 45 patents and cites 5 patents.

In a computer system having at least a bus with at least one central processing unit (CPU), one random access memory (RAM), and a first configuration of a plurality of different types of peripheral units (e.g. tape drives, disk drives, diskette drives, printers, unit record peripherals, etc.) coupled to the bus, an apparatus for controlling the first configuration and also capable of controlling a predetermined number of other configurations of different types of peripheral units when any of that predetermined number of configurations of peripheral units is coupled to the bus.

Title
Universal peripheral controller self-configuring bootloadable ramware
Application Number
6/925431
Publication Number
4803623
Application Date
October 31, 1986
Publication Date
February 7, 1989
Inventor
John L McNamara Jr
Tewksbury
MA, US
Susan L Raisbeck
Chelmsford
MA, US
Richard P Lewis
Sandown
NH, US
Krzysztof A Kowal
Framingham
MA, US
Sidney L Kaufman
Stoughton
MA, US
John A Klashka
North Andover
MA, US
Agent
John S Solakian
Assignee
Honeywell Bull
MN, US
IPC
G06F 13/10
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