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Ugochukwu Njoku
Ugochukwu Charles Njoku, Frank W Brice Jr, David Craddock, Richard K Errickson, Mark S Farrell, Charles W Gainey Jr, Donald W Schmidt, Gustav E Sittmann III: Virtualization of an I/O adapter port using enablement and activation functions. International Business Machines Corporation, Eugene I Shkurko, April 3, 2007: US07200704 (90 worldwide citation)

A method for configuring a communication port of a communications interface of an information handling system into a plurality of virtual ports. A first command is issued to obtain information indicating a number of images of virtual ports supportable by the communications interface. A second comman ...


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Ugochukwu Njoku
Ugochukwu Charles Njoku, Frank W Brice Jr, David Craddock, Richard K Errickson, Mark S Farrell, Charles W Gainey Jr, Donald W Schmidt, Gustav E Sittmann III: Information handling system with virtualized I/O adapter ports. International Business Machines Corporation, John E Campbell, October 20, 2009: US07606965 (41 worldwide citation)

A communication port of a communications interface of an information handling system comprises a plurality of virtual ports. A first command is issued to obtain information indicating a number of images of virtual ports supportable by the communications interface. A second command is then issued req ...


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Ugochukwu Njoku
David Craddock, Charles W Gainey Jr, Beth A Glendening, Thomas A Gregg, Ugochukwu C Njoku: Operating system notification of actions to be taken responsive to adapter events. International Business Machines Corporation, John E Campbell, Blanche E Schiller Esq, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, August 6, 2013: US08505032 (12 worldwide citation)

Notification of hardware actions to be taken responsive to hardware events is facilitated. An operating system coupled, but external to, the hardware notifies firmware of the hardware action to be taken.


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Ugochukwu Njoku
Anthony F Coneski, David Craddock, Charles W Gainey Jr, Beth A Glendening, Thomas A Gregg, Ugochukwu C Njoku, Peter K Szwed: Managing processing associated with hardware events. International Business Machines Corporation, John E Campbell, Blanche E Schiller Esq, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, August 13, 2013: US08510599 (3 worldwide citation)

Detection, notification and/or processing of events, such as errors associated with adapters, are facilitated. Hardware detects an event, places one or more adapters in an error state to prevent access to/from the adapters, and notifies the operating system of the event.


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Ugochukwu Njoku
Anthony F Coneski, David Craddock, Charles W Gainey Jr, Beth A Glendening, Thomas A Gregg, Ugochukwu C Njoku: Discovery by operating system of information relating to adapter functions accessible to the operating system. International Business Machines Corporation, John E Campbell, Blanche E Schiller Esq, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, December 31, 2013: US08621112 (2 worldwide citation)

A tiered discovery capability is employed to obtain attributes regarding adapters of an I/O configuration. The first tier obtains a list of the adapter functions accessible to an operating system; the second tier obtains attributes regarding a selected adapter function of the list of adapter functio ...


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Ugochukwu Njoku
Anthony F Coneski, David Craddock, Charles W Gainey JR, Beth A Glendening, Thomas A Gregg, Ugochukwu C Njoku, Peter K Szwed: Managing processing associated with hardware events. International Business Machines Corporation, December 29, 2011: US20110320860-A1

Detection, notification and/or processing of events, such as errors associated with adapters, are facilitated. Hardware detects an event, places one or more adapters in an error state to prevent access to/from the adapters, and notifies the operating system of the event.


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Ugochukwu Njoku
Anthony F Coneski, David Craddock, Mark S Farrell, Charles W Gainey JR, Beth A Glendening, Thomas A Gregg, Dan F Greiner, Ugochukwu C Njoku: Enable/disable adapters of a computing environment. International Business Machines Corporation, December 29, 2011: US20110320638-A1

An adapter is enabled for use. The enabling includes assigning one or more address spaces to the adapter, based on a request. For each address space assigned to the adapter, a corresponding device table entry is assigned. When the adapter is no longer needed, it is disabled and the assigned device t ...


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Ugochukwu Njoku
Anthony F Coneski, David Craddock, Charles W Gainey JR, Beth A Glendening, Thomas A Gregg, Ugochukwu C Njoku: Discovery by operating system of information relating to adapter functions accessible to the operating system. International Business Machines Corporation, December 29, 2011: US20110320637-A1

A tiered discovery capability is employed to obtain attributes regarding adapters of an I/O configuration. The first tier obtains a list of the adapter functions accessible to an operating system; the second tier obtains attributes regarding a selected adapter function of the list of adapter functio ...


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Ugochukwu Njoku
Ugochukwu Charles Njoku, Frank W Brice, David Craddock, Richard K Errickson, Mark S Farrell, Charles W Gainey, Donald W Schmidt, Gustav E Sittmann: Information handling system with virtualized i/o adapter ports. International Business Machines Corporation, International Business Machines Corporation, June 21, 2007: US20070140266-A1

A communication port of a communications interface of an information handling system comprises a plurality of virtual ports. A first command is issued to obtain information indicating a number of images of virtual ports supportable by the communications interface. A second command is then issued req ...


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Ugochukwu Njoku
Ugochukwu Charles Njoku, Frank W Brice, David Craddock, Richard K Errickson, Mark S Farrell, Charles W Gainey, Donald W Schmidt, Gustav E Sittmann: Virtualization of an I/O adapter port using enablement and activation functions. International Business Machines Corporation, October 12, 2006: US20060230219-A1

A method is provided for configuring a communication port of a communications interface of an information handling system into a plurality of virtual ports. A first command is issued to obtain information indicating a number of images of virtual ports supportable by the communications interface. A s ...



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