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Leo J Slechta Jr, Bennett W Manning, Nancy E Preckshot, Howard M Wagner: Apparatus and method for searching a data base using variable search criteria. Sperry Corporation, William C Fuess, Kenneth T Grace, Marshall M Truex, May 17, 1983: US04384325 (66 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for and method of searching a data base using variable search criteria. The data base consists of a set of files or portions thereof. Each file is divided into a number of records whereby all records of a given file have the same format but the records of different files may have different ...


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Leo J Slechta Jr: Variable speed cycle time for synchronous machines. Sperry Corporation, William C Fuess, Kenneth T Grace, Marshall M Truex, November 13, 1984: US04482983 (22 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for and method of providing a variable speed cycle time for synchronous machines. The synchronous machine performs a number of functions, wherein the execution time for a given function is dependent upon the input quantities. Timing for the input dependent function is divided into fixed an ...


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Bennett W Manning, Leo J Slechta Jr, Kuo Y Wen: High speed data base search system. Sperry Corporation, William C Fuess, Kenneth T Grace, Marshall M Truex, March 12, 1985: US04504907 (14 worldwide citation)

A high speed data base search system which contains a general purpose computer coupled to a special purpose processor called the High Speed Search Function or HSSF. The HSSF may be external to the computer having a standard Input/Output communication path. An alternative approach places the HSSF int ...


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Frank R Dropps, Ernest G Kohlwey, Leo J Slechta Jr: Method and system for using lane alignment markers. QLOGIC Corporation, Klein O Neill & Singh, October 27, 2015: US09172661 (2 worldwide citation)

Method, system and network device for programming lane alignment markers are provided. The method includes configuring the first port having a plurality of sub-ports, as at least a dual lane port where each lane of the dual lane port is configured to receive and transmit frames; negotiating with the ...


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Frank R Dropps, Craig M Verba, Leo J Slechta Jr: Network devices having configurable receive packet queues and related methods. QLOGIC Corporation, Klein O Neill & Singh, March 8, 2016: US09282000 (1 worldwide citation)

Method and system for configuring a port of a network device are provided. One method for a port of a network device communicating with another network device port includes reading manufacturing, license and user provided port configuration data by a processor of the network device; obtaining capabi ...


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Frank R Dropps, Craig M Verba, Leo J Slechta Jr: Network devices having configurable receive packet queues and related methods. QLOGIC Corporation, Klein O Neill & Singh, June 30, 2015: US09071559

Method and system for configuring a receive packet queue in a network device are provided. The method includes determining how many sub-ports of a port of the network device are configured; assigning memory to each of the configured sub-ports based on the determination of how many sub-ports are conf ...


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Frank R Dropps, William J Andersen, Leo J Slechta Jr, Craig M Verba: Systems and methods for using TCAMs in network devices. QLOGIC Corporation, Klein O Neill & Singh, March 31, 2015: US08996798

Methods and systems for a network device having a plurality of base-ports, each base-port having a plurality of sub-ports configured to operate independently as a port for sending and receiving information using one of a plurality of network links at a plurality of rates complying with a plurality o ...


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Frank R Dropps, Bret E Indrelee, Leo J Slechta Jr, Gary M Papenfuss, Edward C Ross: Methods and systems for an out-of-credit timer in a network device. QLOGIC Corporation, Klein O Neill & Singh, July 28, 2015: US09094294

Method and system for reporting out-of-credit condition for a network device connected to a network. An indication to an out-of credit logic is provided that a first sub-port operating using a first protocol is out of credit to transmit information from a transmit segment. The first sub-port is a pa ...


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Frank R Dropps, Gary M Papenfuss, Leo J Slechta Jr: Network device scheduler and methods thereof. QLOGIC Corporation, Klein O Neill & Singh, March 31, 2015: US08995425

Methods and systems for a network device are provided. The network device includes a stage one arbiter for a base-port for determining if there are any pending requests; blocking any other requests from a same receive queue destined for a same sub-port, same physical transmit queue, and same virtual ...


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Frank R Dropps, Gary M Papenfuss, Leo J Slechta Jr: Network device scheduler and methods thereof. QLOGIC Corporation, Klein O Neill & Singh, March 7, 2017: US09590924

Methods and systems for a network device are provided. The network device includes a stage one arbiter for a base-port having a plurality of sub-ports for determining if there are any pending requests; blocking any other requests from a same receive queue destined for a same sub-port, same transmit ...