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Danny Marvin Neal, Steven Mark Thurber: Method and system for supporting peripheral component interconnect (PCI) peer-to-peer access across multiple PCI host bridges within a data-processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard A Henkler, Antony P Ng, Andrew J Dillon, June 2, 1998: US05761462 (82 worldwide citation)

A method for supporting peer-to-peer access across separate Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) host bridges within a data-processing system is described. In accordance with the method and system of the present invention, during an access request from a PCI device, a first determination is made ...


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James E Krass Jr, James F Neely: Vehicle computer diagnostic interface apparatus. Harness Dickey & Pierce, August 1, 1989: US04853850 (80 worldwide citation)

The communications adapter provides an interface between automotive vehicle on-board computer and a test computer running diagnostic software. Using a dual-ported random access memory, the circuit receives serial data from the on-board computer, preprocesses that data into a standardized data format ...


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Erik E Hagersten, Paul N Loewenstein: Multiprocessing computer system employing local and global address spaces and COMA and NUMA access modes. Sun Microsystems, B Noel Kivlin, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, March 23, 1999: US05887138 (79 worldwide citation)

A multiprocessing computer system employs local and global address spaces and Non- Uniform Memory Architecture (NUMA) and Cache-Only Memory Architecture (COMA) access modes. The multiprocessing computer architecture employs a plurality of processing nodes. When a processing node initiates a memory t ...


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Andre Szczepanek, Denis R Beaudoin: Multi-protocol local area network controller. Texas Instruments Incorporated, J Dennis Moore, James C Kesterson, Richard L Donaldson, July 21, 1998: US05784573 (79 worldwide citation)

A local area network ("LAN") controller operable in an IEEE 802.3u network and an IEEE 802.12 network. A common physical connector is used for both standards, attached to an attachment medium such as a card. An 802.3u circuit is attached to the card, implementing the following 802.3u functions: A me ...


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David Alan Edwards, Anthony Willis Rich: System and method for communicating with an integrated circuit. STMicroelectronics, Lisa K Jorgenson, James H Morris, July 8, 2003: US06591369 (78 worldwide citation)

A system and method for communicating with an integrated circuit is provided that allows an integrated circuit to communicate debugging information and system bus transaction information with an external system. The system may include an interface protocol that provides flow control between the inte ...


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David L Sherman: Low power, high speed communications bus. Gigabus, Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich, October 31, 2000: US06141765 (78 worldwide citation)

A low power, high speed communications bus is provided which may interconnect semiconductor dies or computer modules over short distances. The bus may be operated in either a mesosynchronous mode of operation or asynchronous mode of operation so that the bus does not require a phase locked loop (PLL ...


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Richard Alan Vrba, James Stevens Klecka, Kyran Wilfred Fey Jr, Larry Leonard Lamano, Nikhil A Mehta: High-performance fault tolerant computer system with clock length synchronization of loosely coupled processors. Tandem Computers Incorporated, Graham & James, December 1, 1998: US05845060 (78 worldwide citation)

A fault-tolerant computer system employing multiple CPUs executing the same instruction stream under independent clock cycle timing. The CPUs deterministically execute the instructions internally until input or output operations require access to memory or devices which are not synchronous with the ...


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David H Guest: Daisy-chain bus system with truncation circuitry for failsoft bypass of defective sub-bus subsystem. Hewlett Packard Company, Karl E Bring, July 25, 1989: US04852043 (78 worldwide citation)

A plurality of data transmitting and receiving devices (1) are inter-connected by an interface bus system configured as two or more sub-bus systems (2,3,4) connected into a chain by a corresponding number of communication links (5). Each sub-bus system (2,3,4) includes a communications arrangement ( ...


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Busch Michael D: Message buffering communication system. Call A Computer, July 11, 1972: US3676846 (78 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for transmitting data on a time-shared basis between a plurality of low-speed sources and a high-speed source over a communication circuit. Byte-serial data is initially transmitted at a relatively low rate from a plurality of remote sources (terminals) to a nearby peripheral co ...


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Ping Li: Method and apparatus for establishing protocol spoofing from a modem. Multi Tech Systems, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, May 3, 1994: US05309562 (77 worldwide citation)

A method for establishing a spoofing service for a high-level file transfer protocol from a modem. A modem spoofing initiation protocol (MSIP) word containing modem limitations is appended to the initial negotiation frame sent by the host to the receiver. If the receiving modem detects the MSIP word ...