05459867 is referenced by 205 patents and cites 14 patents.

Description tables can be linked to a kernel to form a device driver. The description tables can be device description tables and adapter description tables. The kernel is operating system dependent. The description tables are operating system independent and can be linked to other kernels for other operating systems. A library of kernels for different operating systems can share a common set of kernel requests.

Title
Kernels, description tables, and device drivers
Application Number
425745
Publication Number
5459867
Application Date
September 30, 1993
Publication Date
October 17, 1995
Inventor
Martin L Culley
Tuscon
AZ, US
Robert F Condie
Tuscon
AZ, US
Steven H Powell
Ogden
UT, US
Steve A Jacob
South Weber
UT, US
Larry W Holmstron
Salt Lake City
UT, US
Phillip M Adams
Parowan
UT, US
Agent
Daniel P McCarthy
Lee A Hollaan
Jon C Christiansen
Assignee
Iomega Corporation
UT, US
IPC
G06F 13/00
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