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Krishnakumar Rao Surugucchi, Kailash: Apparatus and method that automatically scans for and configures previously non-configured disk drives in accordance with a particular raid level based on the needed raid level. Mylex Corporation, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, August 1, 2000: US06098119 (108 worldwide citation)

The present invention pertains to an apparatus and method for automatically configuring disk drives connected to a RAID controller. The automatic configuration mechanism is able to generate a full configuration of the disk drives connected to a RAID controller both at system initialization or bootup ...


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Thomas Singkiat Liong, Ashwath Nagaraj, Krishnakumar Rao: Modular mirrored cache memory battery backup system. Mylex Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, July 21, 1998: US05784548 (54 worldwide citation)

A battery backup mirrored cache memory module for a cache dynamic random access memory (DRAM) system that senses the V.sup.cc level supplied through the cache controller to the cache memory and, if the cache controller supplied V.sup.cc falls below a preset threshold level, the battery backup appara ...


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Krishnakumar Rao Surugucchi, Geeta George: Apparatus and method for coupling devices to a PCI-to-PCI bridge in an intelligent I/O controller. Mylex Corporation, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, July 25, 2000: US06094699 (38 worldwide citation)

The present invention pertains to an apparatus and method for transparently coupling PCI devices behind a PCI-to-PCI bridge. A controller is coupled to a primary PCI bus and includes a secondary PCI bus that is coupled to the primary PCI bus by a PCI-to-PCI bridge. The secondary PCI bus includes a n ...


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Kailash: Reliable event delivery system. Mylex Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, September 14, 1999: US05951648 (33 worldwide citation)

A reliable event delivery system for use in a distributed event driven system in which one or more servers are each connected by a reliable communication transport system to a client station. Each server communicates event messages over a reliable transport system to the client station for execution ...


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Ashwath Nagaraj, Ashok Bhaskar: Method and apparatus for management of faulty data in a raid system. Mylex Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, June 22, 1999: US05913927 (30 worldwide citation)

A RAID (3, 4, or 5) disk array memory system incorporates a method and apparatus for the management of faulty data that eliminates the unintentional creation of spurious data when a double fault occurs. For example, when a disk drive failure occurs in one channel and the failed disk is replaced, rec ...


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Amir Shalit: Fault-tolerant preservation of data integrity during dynamic raid set expansion. Mylex Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, February 23, 1999: US05875457 (29 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for dynamically expanding an N drive RAID set to an M drive RAID set while maintaining data integrity, where the M drive RAID set includes one or more new drives. The method comprises the steps of identifying a destructive zone in the N drive RAID set including destructive zon ...


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Igor Malinsky, Jose B Cofino, Richard J McKay: Data acquisition control method and system for a hand held reader. Mylex Corporation, Cushman Darby & Cushman, November 12, 1985: US04553035 (25 worldwide citation)

For controlling the acquisition of data in an optical character recognition system having a head for scanning characters, a guide is provided to be disposed along the series of characters. A rail on the guide cooperates with a groove in the head to guide the head along the characters. Disposed on th ...


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Geeta George: System and method to protect SDRAM data during warm resets. Mylex Corporation, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, September 12, 2000: US06119200 (24 worldwide citation)

A system and method in which a warm-reset request event is detected by reset hardware that subsequently blocks the warm reset request and places the SDRAM in a self-refresh mode in which the SDRAM data continually refreshes its stored data. Once the SDRAM is in the self-refresh mode the reset hardwa ...


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Thomas Singkiat Liong, Krishnakumar Rao, Parveen Kumar Gupta: Modular cache memory battery backup system. Mylex Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, October 14, 1997: US05677890 (13 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus providing a battery backup for a dynamic random access memory (DRAM) cache system that senses the V.sub.cc level supplied through the cache controller to the cache memory and, if V.sub.cc falls below a preset threshold level, the battery backup apparatus switches the cache mem ...


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Mohamad H El Batal: Reset design for redundant raid controllers. Mylex Corporation, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, July 4, 2000: US06085332 (7 worldwide citation)

A reset circuit implemented in a RAID controller configured for dual active operation. The reset circuit generates a reset pulse with a relatively invariant pulse width that is coupled to the controller's main CPU and I/O processors. The reset pulse can be generated in response to activation of an e ...