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Paul Chang, Gary S Delp, Hanafy E Meleis, Rafael M Montalvo, David I Seidman, Ahmed N Tantawy, Dominick A Zumbo: Generic high bandwidth adapter having data packet memory configured in three level hierarchy for temporary storage of variable length data packets. International Business Machines Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, November 22, 1994: US05367643 (135 worldwide citation)

A generic high bandwidth adapter providing a unified architecture for data communications between buses, channels, processors, switch fabrics and/or communication networks. Data is carried by data stream packets of variable lengths, and each packet includes a header control information portion requi ...


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Shu Ping Chang, Ahmed N Tantawy: Flexible scheme for buffer space allocation in networking devices. International Business Machines, Ratner & Prestia, February 22, 1994: US05289470 (101 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for storing a data packet in a networking device. The networking device has a plurality of buffers. Each buffer has a respective size. A predetermined, ordered sequence of buffer sets is established. A buffer is allocated from the plurality of buffers. The allocated buffer is ...


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Chatschik Bisdikian, Ahmed N Tantawy: Scheme for source assisted partial destination release of slots in slotted networks. International Business Machines Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, September 20, 1994: US05349582 (7 worldwide citation)

A slotted communications network by using a source node to indicate in every slot whether that slot is going to the same destination node as the immediately preceding slot. This is done by setting a flag, referred to as the continuation flag, in the header of each slot that is going to the same dest ...