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Walter A Wallach, Bruce Findlay, Thomas J Pellicer, Michael Chrabaszcz: Method for providing a fault tolerant network using distributed server processes to remap clustered network resources to other servers during server failure. Micron Technology, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 18, 2001: US06292905 (206 worldwide citation)

The method of the current invention provides a fault tolerant access to a network resource. A replicated network directory database operates in conjunction with server resident processes to remap a network resource in the event of a server failure. The records/objects in the replicated database cont ...


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Robert Lister, Joel R Rigler, William M Pitts, Walter A Wallach: Automatically configuring network-name-services. INCA Technology, Donald E Schreiber Esq, December 26, 2000: US06167446 (198 worldwide citation)

Generally a computer network includes a file server (22), a network (26), and several client workstations (24). Specific network software provides a name server ("NS") (122) to resolve network-name requests. The computer network can also include a proxy for a network service, e.g. a network infrastr ...


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Mallikarjunan Mahalingham, Walter A Wallach: Means for allowing two or more network interface controller cards to appear as one card to an operating system. 3Com Corporation, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, November 6, 2001: US06314525 (113 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method and an apparatus for allowing a plurality of network interface controllers (NICs) to appear as a single NIC to an operating system. This method and apparatus is realized externally to the NIC driver software, and thus does not require NIC drivers to be modifie ...


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Walter A Wallach, Mehrdad Khalili, Mallikarjunan Mahalingam, John M Reed: Method for the hot add of a network adapter on a system including a dynamically loaded adapter driver. Micron Electronics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, April 6, 1999: US05892928 (88 worldwide citation)

A software architecture for the hot add and swap of adapters. The software architecture allows users to replace failed components, upgrade outdated components, and add new functionality, such as new network interfaces, disk interface adapters and storage, without impacting existing users. The softwa ...


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Walter A Wallach, Mehrdad Khalili, Mallikarjunan Mahalingam, John M Reed: Method for the hot swap of a network adapter on a system including a dynamically loaded adapter driver. Micron Electronics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 30, 1999: US05889965 (86 worldwide citation)

A software architecture for the hot add and swap of adapters. The software architecture allows users to replace failed components, upgrade outdated components, and add new functionality, such as new network interfaces, disk interface adapters and storage, without impacting existing users. The softwa ...


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Ronald H Gruner, Gerald F Clancy, Craig J Mundie, Steven J Wallach, Stephen I Schleimer, Walter A Wallach Jr, John K Ahlstrom, David H Bernstein, Michael S Richmond, David A Farber, John F Pilat, Richard A Belgard, Richard G Bratt: Digital computer system including apparatus for resolving names representing data items and capable of executing instructions belonging to general instruction sets. Data General Corporation, Robert F O Connell, April 30, 1985: US04514800 (86 worldwide citation)

A digital computer system including a memory and a processor. The memory operates in response to memory commands received from the processor. Items of data stored in the memory include instructions to which the processor responds. Each instruction contains an operation code which belongs to one of s ...


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Lawrence H Katz, Douglas M Wells, Michael S Richmond, Richard A Belgard, Walter A Wallach Jr, David H Bernstein, John K Ahlstrom, John F Pilat, David A Farber, Richard G Bratt: Method of performing a call operation in a digital data processing system having microcode call and return operations. Data General Corporation, Gordon E Nelson, Joel Wall, Jacob Frank, January 8, 1985: US04493027 (77 worldwide citation)

A method for executing call and return instructions in a digital computer system operating under control of microcode. The microcode may specify calls to and returns from sequences of microinstructions. A call microinstruction sequence corresponds to the call instruction. The call microcode in turn ...


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Karl S Johnson, Walter A Wallach, Ken Nguyen, Carlton G Amdahl: Method for managing environmental conditions of a distributed processor system. Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 19, 2001: US06249885 (61 worldwide citation)

A network of microcontrollers for monitoring and diagnosing the environmental conditions of a computer is disclosed. The network of microcontrollers provides a management system by which computer users can accurately gauge the health of their computer. The network of microcontrollers provides users ...


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Stephen E J Papa, Dennis H Smith, Walter A Wallach: Apparatus for computer implemented hot-swap and hot-add. Micron Electronics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 12, 2001: US06247079 (51 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method is disclosed for providing hot-add and hot swap capability to a computer system with a processor, and a memory, connected to a system bus. The apparatus includes a first bus, an adapter card slot, a switchable interface unit and hot-swap hot-add program code means. The first bus ...


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Stephen E J Papa, Dennis H Smith, Walter A Wallach: Method for computer implemented hot-swap and hot-add. Micron Electronics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 9, 2002: US06418492 (41 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method is disclosed for providing hot-add and hot swap capability to a computer system with a processor, and a memory, connected to a system bus. The apparatus includes a first bus, an adapter card slot, a switchable interface unit and hot-swap hot-add program code means. The first bus ...