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Hira Advani, Larry K Loucks, Nancy L Springen: Device driver and adapter binding technique. International Business Machines, C Lamont Whitham, James H Barksdale, John L Jackson, March 10, 1987: US04649479 (116 worldwide citation)

An operating system in a digital computer environment is run as a virtual machine on a virtual resource manager. In order to provide a more dynamic environment for the operating system, linkages are made between the operating system device drivers and the corresponding real and virtual devices of th ...


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Hira Advani, William L Terrell: Configuration capability for devices in an open system having the capability of adding or changing devices by user commands. International Business Machines Corporation, Whitham & Marhoefer, November 27, 1990: US04974151 (79 worldwide citation)

A screen-oriented process is used for configuring devices in an open computer system. The computer system includes an operating system having device drivers, and the operating system can be run as a virtual machine on a virtual resource manager wherein a procedure is used to bind the device drivers ...


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Hira Advani, William L Terrell: Modification of device configuration wherein the system specifies and prompts the user with only parameters required to be changed. International Business Machines Corporation, Whitham & Marhoefer, December 18, 1990: US04979107 (43 worldwide citation)

A process for the modification of device configuration in a computer system is designed to be easy-to-use by the user of the computer system yet allow the user flexibility in the specification of device configuration. The computer system stores parameter values of various default devices and devices ...


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Hira Advani, John A Hooten: Queuing capability in a foreground task. International Business Machines Corporation, Harold E Meier, August 14, 1984: US04466065 (20 worldwide citation)

The specification discloses a method for submitting a number of documents to be printed in a limited memory word processing system in which printing is a separate, nonconcurrent foreground task with typing functions. A set of print task programs is loaded into the system. A background print process ...


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Hira Advani, Gerald E Hayes: Method for displaying selected text processing task options corresponding to the contents of the combined program diskette. International Business Machines Corporation, R E Cummins, December 3, 1985: US04556954 (19 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for assisting the operator of an interactive text processing system in the interactive selection of text processing tasks from a combined program/work diskette. The method involves displaying to the operator a "special" menu which is dynamically developed from information obtai ...


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Hira Advani, William C Cason: Method for updating a program on a combined program diskette in an interactive text processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard E Cummins, February 5, 1985: US04498142 (16 worldwide citation)

A method to assist the operator of an interactive text processing system to update program modules associated with one of a plurality of text processing programs that have been combined on a two-sided, double-density (2S2D) combined program/work diskette. The method involves creating a new 2S2D comb ...


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Hira Advani, William C Cason, Gerald E Hayes: Method for combining program diskettes in an interactive text processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard E Cummins, October 16, 1984: US04477880 (12 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for improving the efficiency of an operator of an interactive text processing system in which a plurality of different text processing task programs are each stored on a different single-sided, single-density (1S1D) diskette so that in the creation and use of a text document in ...


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Hira Advani, Larry K Loucks, Nancy L Springen: Device driver and adapter binding technique. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert M Carwell, Kenneth C Hill, Andrew J Dillon, November 16, 1999: USRE036394

An operating system in a digital computer environment is run as a virtual machine on a virtual resource manager. In order to provide a more dynamic environment for the operating system, linkages are made between the operating system device drivers and the corresponding real and virtual devices of th ...