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James A Kunz, Leonard W Haseman, Mark A Owen, William J Gustafson: Method and system for controlling packet flow in networks. QLogic Corporation, Klein O Neill & Singh, January 15, 2008: US07319669 (54 worldwide citation)

A system and method for transmitting and bundling network packets is provided. The incoming network packet size is determined and if the remote buffer space is sufficient to hold the network packet it is transmitted to the destination port. If the remote buffer space is not enough to hold the networ ...


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James A Kunz, William J Gustafson, Leonard W Haseman: Method and system for reducing congestion in computer networks. QLogic Corporation, Tejinder Singh, Klein O Neill & Singh, April 26, 2005: US06886141 (38 worldwide citation)

A system and method for discarding expired network data packets is provided. A time stamp value is assigned to data packets that are received in a data packet queue, wherein the time stamp value is based on a counter value. The time stamp value is extracted after the counter value changes or a new d ...


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Frank R Dropps, William J Gustafson, Leonard W Haseman: Integrated fibre channel fabric controller. QLOGIC Corporation, Klein O Neill & Singh, July 22, 2008: US07404020 (2 worldwide citation)

A fibre channel switch element with an integrated fabric controller on a single chip is provided. The fabric controller including a processor module that can control various switch element functions; a serlizer/de-serializer for converting parallel data to serial data for transmission; an on-chip pe ...


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Frank R Dropps, Leonard W Haseman: Method and system for routing network information. QLOGIC Corporation, Klein O Neill & Singh, August 10, 2010: US07773592 (2 worldwide citation)

Method and system for routing frames in a network is provided. The method comprises, receiving a frame at a receive port of a networking switch element; determining a transmit port and a virtual lane for routing the frame; asserting a request signal to the transmit port; waiting for an accept signal ...


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Mark A Owen, Frank R Dropps, Leonard W Haseman: Method and system for using application specific integrated circuits. QLOGIC Corporation, Klein O Neill & Singh, February 23, 2010: US07669001

A method and system for processing received and transmit data by an application specific integrated circuit (ASIC) from a network link. The method for received data includes swapping received data polarity if swap-polarity ability is set and swapping byte lanes for the received data if swap-lane abi ...


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James A Kunz, William J Gustafson, Leonard W Haseman: Method and system for reducing congestion in computer networks. Klein O Neill & Singh, June 23, 2005: US20050135251-A1

A system and method for discarding expired network data packets is provided. A time stamp value is assigned to data packets that are received in a data packet queue, wherein the time stamp value is based on a counter value. The time stamp value is extracted after the counter value changes or a new d ...


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Frank R Dropps, William J Gustafson, Leonard W Haseman: Integrated fibre channel fabric controller. Klein O Neill & Singh, January 26, 2006: US20060020725-A1

A fibre channel switch element with an integrated fabric controller on a single chip is provided. The fabric controller including a processor module that can control various switch element functions; a serlizer/de-serializer for converting parallel data to serial data for transmission; an on-chip pe ...