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Michael F Angelo, Sompong P Olarig, David R Wooten, Dan J Driscoll: System and method for performing secure device communications in a peer-to-peer bus architecture. Compaq Computer, Robert C Kowert, Kevin L Daffer, Conley Rose & Tayon P C, May 9, 2000: US06061794 (278 worldwide citation)

A system and method for performing secure peer-to-peer device communications on an I/O bus, such as a PCI bus, a Fiber Channel bus, an IEEE, 1394 bus or a Universal Serial Bus. The system includes a plurality of intelligent I/O devices, such as intelligent storage devices and/or controllers, communi ...


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Sargent S Eaton Jr, David R Wooten: Redundancy scheme for a dynamic RAM. Inmos Corporation, Edward D Manzo, June 21, 1983: US04389715 (84 worldwide citation)

A redundancy scheme is described for replacing defective main memory cells in a dynamic RAM with spare memory cells. The spare cells are arranged in groups of spare rows and spare columns of memory cells such that a plurality of groups of spare rows and columns of cells are substituted for defective ...


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Sargent S Eaton Jr, David R Wooten: High speed data transfer for a semiconductor memory. Inmos Corporation, Donald E Egan, James M Wetzel, August 10, 1982: US04344156 (65 worldwide citation)

A system is described for use in a semiconductor memory for rapidly transferring data between a plurality of successive memory locations and a data output buss. The system includes a plurality of data latches for storing data derived from successive locations in memory, and a corresponding plurality ...


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David R Wooten: Arbiter organization for serial bus transfers. Compaq Computer Corporation, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, April 15, 1997: US05621898 (36 worldwide citation)

A serial bus host controller arbiter which organizes data transfer events into three categories, periodic data transfers, which are usually isochronous transfers; aperiodic transfers, which usually are asynchronous transfers; and control transfers. The arbiter fundamentally operates on a periodic ba ...


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David E Murray, David R Wooten, Randall L Hess, Christopher C Wanner, Jeff W Wolford: Universal serial bus keyboard system. Compaq Computer Corporation, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, September 1, 1998: US05802318 (35 worldwide citation)

A keyboard system according to the present invention includes a serial bus host controller coupled to a serial bus keyboard. The keyboard includes both keyboard scan logic and scan code conversion logic for passing to the host controller over the serial bus. The host controller includes circuitry fo ...


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David R Wooten: System for emulating input/output devices utilizing processor with virtual system mode by allowing mode interpreters to operate concurrently on different segment registers. Compaq Computer Corporation, Pravel Hewitt & Kimball, November 3, 1998: US05832299 (29 worldwide citation)

A processor having the prior three user addressing modes and a new virtual system mode (VSM). The user modes include real mode, protected mode and virtual 8086 mode. In VSM, the processor can utilize the VSM addressing mechanism and the mode of operation prior to entering VSM. Transitions from the u ...


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David R Wooten: Linked lists of transfer descriptors scheduled at intervals. Compaq Computer Corporation, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, August 7, 2001: US06272499 (28 worldwide citation)

A computer system including a serial bus host controller and host controller driver. The host controller driver providing data structures for the host controller to operate on. The data structures having a linking mechanism for processing lists of descriptors, and alternate buffer configurations for ...


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David R Wooten: Method of scheduling interrupts to the linked lists of transfer descriptors scheduled at intervals on a serial bus. Compaq Computer Corporation, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, November 3, 1998: US05832492 (28 worldwide citation)

A computer system including a serial bus host controller and host controller driver. The host controller driver providing data structures for the host controller to operate on. The data structures having a linking mechanism for processing lists of descriptors, and alternate buffer configurations for ...


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David R Wooten: Processor with virtual system mode. Compaq Computer Corporation, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, July 1, 1997: US05644755 (27 worldwide citation)

A processor having the prior three user addressing modes and a new virtual system mode (VSM). The user modes include real mode, protected mode and virtual 8086 mode. In VSM, the processor can utilize the VSM addressing mechanism and the mode of operation prior to entering VSM. Transitions from the u ...


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Lee B Hinkle, Gary W Thome, Paul A Santeler, David R Wooten, John A Landry: Memory controller that dynamically predicts page misses. Compaq Computer Corporation, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, July 22, 1997: US05651130 (21 worldwide citation)

A memory controller dynamically predicts whether a next memory cycle which is not yet available will result in a page miss or page hit condition. RAS lines are selectively precharged if the next memory cycle is predicted to be a page miss. The memory controller keeps track of various combinations of ...