07200689 is referenced by 7 patents and cites 27 patents.

A method and an apparatus are provided for loading data to a local store of a processor in a computer system having a direct memory access (DMA) mechanism. A transfer of data is performed from a system memory of the computer system to the local store. The data is fetched from the system memory to a cache of the processor. A DMA load request is issued to request data. It is determined whether the requested data is found in the cache. Upon a determination that the requested data is found in the cache, the requested data is loaded directly from the cache to the local store.

Title
Cacheable DMA
Application Number
10/631590
Publication Number
7200689 (B2)
Application Date
July 31, 2003
Publication Date
April 3, 2007
Inventor
James Allan Kahle
Austin
TX, US
Agent
Diana R Gerhardt
Stephen R Tkacs
Stephen J Walder Jr
Assignee
International Business Machines Corporation
NY, US
IPC
G06F 13/28
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