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Martin D Richek, Robert S Gready, Curtis R Jones Jr: Computer implemented method and apparatus for dynamic and automatic configuration of a computer system and circuit boards including computer resource allocation conflict resolution. Compaq Computer Corporation, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, October 26, 1993: US05257387 (164 worldwide citation)

A computerized system for dynamically and automatically configuring circuit boards to carry out functions from various manufacturers and a computer system without the user intervention. A single computer system may include, for example, a modem board, a video board, a disk controller board, and a mu ...


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Michael R Griffin, Daryl D George, Curtis R Jones Jr: Computer interface for the configuration of computer system and circuit boards. Compaq Computer Corporation, Pravel Gambrell Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, November 3, 1992: US05161102 (130 worldwide citation)

A computer program permits a user to simulate configuring add-in boards for a computer system. A board may be "pulled" from an inventory list for inspection, and may be "inserted" into any legal slot in the computer system. The program can automatically generate any permissible configurations for th ...


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Curtis R Jones Jr, Robert S Gready, Roberta A Walton, Scott C Farrand, Pamela H Williams, Beatrice D Pipes, Montgomery C McGraw, Daryl D George, Michael R Griffin: Method and apparatus for configuration of computer system and circuit boards. Compaq Computer Corporation, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, November 16, 1993: US05263148 (37 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for determining and selecting configuration options and settings of circuit boards used in a computer system is disclosed. The options and settings are placed in a file according to a given format, at which time the system determines if non-conflicting use of the common system ...