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Dwayne T Crump, Steven T Pancoast, Paul H Benson IV: Computer system having power management processor for switching power supply from one state to another responsive to a closure of a switch, a detected ring or an expiration of a timer. International Business Machines Corporation, Anthony N Galfee Halter & Griswold Magistrale, June 25, 1996: US05530879 (80 worldwide citation)

A computer system having a CPU, a power management processor, a switch, a modem, a timer, an override circuit, a glitch circuit, and a power supply in circuit communication. The power supply has several power supply states, which are controlled by the power management processor responsive to the CPU ...


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Dwayne T Crump, Steven T Pancoast, Duane E Norris, Paul H Benson IV: Multifunction power switch and feedback led for suspend systems. International Business Machines Corporation, Sean T Calfee Halter & Griswold Moorehead, Anthony N Magistrale, May 13, 1997: US05630142 (47 worldwide citation)

A computer system having four states of power management: a normal operating state, a standby state, a suspend state, and an off state. A control unit controls transitions between the various states. The standby state is characterized by devices, such as a video controller and a hard drive, being pl ...


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Dwayne T Crump, Steven T Pancoast, Paul H Benson IV, Herbert S Steelman: Standby checkpoint to prevent data loss. International Business Machines Corporation, Sean T Moorhead, Anthony N Magistrale, August 27, 1996: US05551043 (43 worldwide citation)

A computer system having at least three states of power management: a normal operating state, a standby state, and a suspend state. The standby state is characterized by devices, such as a video controller and a hard drive, being placed into a low-power mode transparent to the operating system and t ...


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Dwayne T Crump, Steven T Pancoast, John M Landry, Paul H Benson IV: Performing system tasks at power-off using system management interrupt. International Business Machines Corporation, Anthony N Magistrale, Daniel E McConnell, April 23, 1996: US05511204 (42 worldwide citation)

A computer system having a CPU, a non-volatile storage device, a power management processor having a volatile power management configuration, and a power supply in circuit communication. The power management processor controls the regulation of power to the CPU by the power supply. Prior to causing ...


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Dwayne T Crump, Steven T Pancoast, Paul H Benson IV, Jeffrey S Bartlett: Automatic restoration of user options after power loss. International Business Machines Corporation, Sean T Moorhead, Anthony N Magistrale, February 11, 1997: US05603038 (35 worldwide citation)

A computer system having a CPU, a non-volatile storage device, a power management processor having a volatile power management configuration, and a power supply in circuit communication. Responsive to the AC power to the power supply being interrupted, the CPU restores the volatile power management ...