05634131 is referenced by 115 patents and cites 72 patents.

A mechanism and means for powering down a functional unit on an integrated circuit having multiple functional units. Some of the functional units are clocked independently of each other. The present invention includes a method and mechanism for indicating to the functional unit whether it is required for use. The present invention also includes a method and mechanism for powering down the functional unit transparent and independent of the rest of the functional units when the functional unit is not required for use.

Title
Method and apparatus for independently stopping and restarting functional units
Application Number
973077
Publication Number
5634131
Application Date
October 26, 1994
Publication Date
May 27, 1997
Inventor
Gregory S Mathews
Boca Raton
FL, US
Yahya S Sotoudeh
Santa Clara
CA, US
Eugene P Matter
Folsom
CA, US
Agent
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
Assignee
Intel Corporation
CA, US
IPC
G06F 1/04
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