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Ugochukwu Njoku
Anthony F Coneski, David Craddock, Charles W Gainey Jr, Beth A Glendening, Thomas A Gregg, Ugochukwu C Njoku: Discovery by operating system of information relating to adapter functions accessible to the operating system. International Business Machines Corporation, John E Campbell, Blanche E Schiller Esq, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, December 31, 2013: US08621112 (2 worldwide citation)

A tiered discovery capability is employed to obtain attributes regarding adapters of an I/O configuration. The first tier obtains a list of the adapter functions accessible to an operating system; the second tier obtains attributes regarding a selected adapter function of the list of adapter functio ...


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Ugochukwu Njoku
Anthony F Coneski, David Craddock, Charles W Gainey JR, Beth A Glendening, Thomas A Gregg, Ugochukwu C Njoku: Discovery by operating system of information relating to adapter functions accessible to the operating system. International Business Machines Corporation, December 29, 2011: US20110320637-A1

A tiered discovery capability is employed to obtain attributes regarding adapters of an I/O configuration. The first tier obtains a list of the adapter functions accessible to an operating system; the second tier obtains attributes regarding a selected adapter function of the list of adapter functio ...


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David Craddock, Thomas A Gregg, Dan F Greiner, Eric N Lais: Translation of input/output addresses to memory addresses. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION, William A Kinnaman Jr Esq, Blanche E Schiller Esq, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, April 18, 2017: US09626298

An address provided in a request issued by an adapter is converted to an address directly usable in accessing system memory. The address includes a plurality of bits, in which the plurality of bits includes a first portion of bits and a second portion of bits. The second portion of bits is used to i ...