06889319 is referenced by 79 patents and cites 43 patents.

A method includes maintaining a state machine to provide a multi-bit output, each bit of the multi-bit output indicating a respective status for an associated thread of multiple threads being executed within a multithreaded processor. Status for a first thread is detected, responsive to which a functional unit within the multithreaded processor is configured in accordance with the multi-bit output of the state machine.

Title
Method and apparatus for entering and exiting multiple threads within a multithreaded processor
Application Number
9/458570
Publication Number
6889319 (B1)
Application Date
December 9, 1999
Publication Date
May 3, 2005
Inventor
Rachel Hsu
Hillsboro
OR, US
Rajesh Kota
Aloha
OR, US
Amit Merchant
Portland
OR, US
Darrell Boggs
Aloha
OR, US
Dion Rodgers
Hillsboro
OR, US
Agent
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
Assignee
Intel Corporation
CA, US
IPC
G06F 009/44
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