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Daniel F Casper, John R Flanagan, Thomas A Gregg, Catherine C Huang, Matthew J Kalos: Apparatus for decoding frames from a data link. International Business Machines Corporation, Floyd A Gonzalez, June 18, 1991: US05025458 (34 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for decoding frames from a data link including a multiple entry expect/mask buffer an input for receiving multiple character frames, a comparator for comparing characters received from the data link with expected characters in the expect/mask buffer as masked by a mask also in the expec ...


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Daniel F Casper, Thomas A Gregg, John R Flanagan, Matthew J Kalos, Bjorn O Liencres: Apparatus for constructing data frames for transmission over a data link. International Business Machines, Floyd A Gonzalez, February 9, 1993: US05185862 (24 worldwide citation)

An outbound frame state machine (OFSM) which generates data frames for transmission over a data link. The OFSM is microcode controlled and includes an outbound frame header buffer for containing information to be included in the header of the frame, a data buffer for storing data characters to be in ...


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Daniel F Casper, John R Flanagan, Thomas A Gregg, Catherine C Huang, Matthew J Kalos: System for high speed transfer of data frames between a channel and an input/output device with request and backup request count registers. International Business Machines, Floyd A Gonzalez, March 31, 1992: US05101477 (22 worldwide citation)

A data transfer apparatus for use in transferring data frames between a data buffer and an input/out (I/O) device in a data processing system. A channel in the data processing system includes an inbound frame header buffer for storing a header from an inbound data frame from the I/O device, an outbo ...


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Paul J Brown, Matthew J Kalos, Martin W Sachs: Recovery from a possible switching error in a computer I/O system. International Business Machines Corporation, Floyd A Gonzalez, April 27, 1993: US05206860 (8 worldwide citation)

A connection recovery apparatus for placing a dynamic connection of a dynamic switch of a computer I/O system in a known state upon the detection of a possible switching error. The I/O system includes transmitting stations each having a link-level facility attached by a link to a dynamic-switch port ...


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Michael C Cox, Richard Cwiakala, Jean Louis Fava, Gary A Fisher Sr, Robert J Gallagher, Eugene P Hefferon, Karl H Hoppe, Peter I Kania, Martin W Sachs: Methods and apparatus for dynamically managing input/output (I/O) connectivity. International Business Machines Corporation, Floyd A Gonzalez, March 22, 1994: US05297262 (165 worldwide citation)

A computer system, including at least one host (processor and operating system), a channel subsystem and at least one switch (together with an associated switch controller) for switchably connecting an I/O device (together with an associated I/O device control unit) to a host via said channel subsys ...


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Richard Cwiakala, Eugene P Hefferon, Kenneth J Oakes, Allen H Preston, David E Stucki, Leslie W Wyman, Harry M Yudenfriend: Dynamically changing a system I/O configuration definition. International Business Machines, Floyd A Gonzalez, December 8, 1992: US05170472 (146 worldwide citation)

A mechanism for changing the system I/O configuration definition in the channel subsystem of a data processing system without having to do a power on reset operation. The data processing system includes one or more central processing units, an I/O processor, a storage addressable by the central proc ...


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Moon J Kim: Pointing device keyboard light. International Business Machines Corporation, Floyd A Gonzalez, James E Murray, January 8, 2002: US06336727 (135 worldwide citation)

A lighting source, such as a light emitting diode (LED), is incorporated into the shaft of the pointing device. There is a light shield over the exposed top of the pointing device preferably, backed with a conically shaped reflecting surface to direct the light outwardly and horizontally across the ...


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Douglas W Westcott, Valerie White: Instruction sampling instrumentation. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard M Ludwin, Floyd A Gonzalez, September 29, 1992: US05151981 (122 worldwide citation)

A system and method for instrumenting the execution of instructions in an out-of-sequence execution machine. Instructions tagged with a preselected instruction identification number (IID) are identified. When an instruction having the preselected IID is encountered, information associated with that ...


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Joseph Luzzi, Steven M Reps, Gengxin Zhu, Jerry L Gentry, John F Taylor: Interactive display system for sequential retrieval and display of a plurality of interrelated data sets. International Business Machines Corporation, Marc A Ehrlich, Floyd A Gonzalez, October 31, 2000: US06141699 (113 worldwide citation)

In a distributed computing environment, a method, system and program product for monitoring, from a client computer system the performance of an application program residing on a server computer system. A probe program residing at the client computer generates requests for the services of the applic ...


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David A Elko, Audrey A Helffrich, John F Isenberg Jr, Brian B Moore, Jeffrey M Nick, Michael D Swanson, Joseph A Williams: In a multiprocessing system having a coupling facility, communicating messages between the processors and the coupling facility in either a synchronous operation or an asynchronous operation. International Business Machines Corporation, Floyd A Gonzalez, October 1, 1996: US05561809 (109 worldwide citation)

A mechanism for communicating messages, each including a command and a response, in a network having central processing complexes (CPCs) and one or more coupling facilities. Each coupling facility has a central processor for executing instructions and a main storage. Messages are sent from a message ...