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US-7,398,383 Method and system for using internal FIFO RAM to improve system boot times
Embodiments of methods and systems for improving boot-up time in computer systems utilize RAM in devices separate from the main memory, normally dedicated to...
US-7,398,382 Method and apparatus to enhance platform boot efficiency
Methods and apparatus for improving network boot efficiency are disclosed. Under embodiments of the method, boot images that are initially sent from a boot...
US-7,398,380 Dynamic hardware partitioning of symmetric multiprocessing systems
Dynamic hardware partitioning of symmetric multiprocessing systems enables on-the-fly provisioning of servers of varying performance characteristics by...
US-7,398,353 Semiconductor memory card access apparatus, a computer-readable recording medium, an initialization method, and...
A predetermined number of erasable blocks positioned at a start of a volume area in a semiconductor memory card are provided so as to include volume management...
US-7,397,913 Telephone apparatus for stabilizing call in no power operation mode and method for controlling the same
A telephone apparatus and method for stabilizing a call in a no power operation (NPO) mode. A sub-controller controls the NPO mode by at least one of a central...
US-7,396,286 Boot for constant velocity universal joint
Shifting prevention and sealing property between a boot for a constant velocity universal joint, having a thick portion on the inner peripheral surface of a...
US-7,396,037 Binding system
The present invention relates to a ski binding that retains a boot to a ski in at least two independent operational states. One embodiment of a ski binding...
US-7,395,528 Mechanism for tracing during boot
A method for tracing an instrumented program on a system during booting, including loading object code defining enabling information into a property file...
US-7,395,421 Method and apparatus for booting a user-selectable operating system
A computer system includes a memory subsystem to store both a full operating system and a mini operating system. The mini operating system boots much more...
US-7,395,420 Using protected/hidden region of a magnetic media under firmware control
A method for accessing a protected area of a magnetic storage device via firmware control. During early system initialization, various firmware components are...
US-7,395,342 Pre-execution environment compliant dynamic host configuration protocol relay agent
A pre-boot server address relay device relays packets from the diskless computing device to an address allocation server to discover available network addresses....
US-7,393,451 Water screen system with compressible boot seal
A compressible boot seal for sealing the side of a vertical traveling water screen with flights. The boot seal is formed by a U-shaped, bent nylon plate having a...
US-7,392,990 Footwear having a foot retaining system
A boot which has a tongue structure which includes at least first and second cables attached to the sides of the tongue, a guide channel associated with each...
US-7,392,602 Lace system for footwear
A boot incorporating techniques for making the process of tightening and loosening the laces of a boot more convenient for the wearer is disclosed. The boot may...
US-7,392,518 Robust remote flash ROM upgrade system and method
The present invention is a solution that provides reliable and robust boot upgrade system and method. A power up boot process is performed in which a boot update...
US-7,392,374 Moving kernel configurations
Systems, methods, and devices are provided for kernel configurations. One embodiment includes a kernel configuration tool, a system file accessible by the kernel...
US-7,392,371 Method and apparatus for using a volume top file to boot firmware modules
A boot routine is initialized in a computer by bootstrapping a volume top file (VTF) located in a first addressable location accessible upon the initializing of...
US-7,391,963 Method of controlling multimedia audio and video playback
This invention discloses a method of controlling the multimedia audio and video playback by installing an audio/video playback program, a playback control...
US-7,391,432 Videoconference system
This videoconference system includes plural user's user PCs, a digital camera that is connected to each user PC through a cradle and can take a moving image, a...
US-7,390,251 Air duct cover and boot
A heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system may include one or more ducts and each duct may include one or more sections. A duct section, for...
US-7,389,500 Selective pre-compilation of virtual code to enhance boot time emulator performance
A method and computer-readable medium perform a pre-boot scan of an emulated binary to detect a function that is above a predetermined complexity threshold. The...
US-7,389,446 Method to reduce soft error rate in semiconductor memory
A method for reducing soft error rates in semiconductor memory. In one embodiment, memory is partitioned into a) boot and download memory, b) program memory and...
US-7,389,442 Apparatus and method for self diagnosis, repair, removal by reversion of computer problems from desktop and...
A computer system for easily fixing a generated conflict, and a method thereof are provided. This computer system includes a CD-ROM for fixing a conflict, and a...
US-7,389,415 Enabling cryptographic features in a cryptographic device using MAC addresses
A method and system are disclosed that provide a significant improvement for securely selecting a subset of available cryptographic functionality in a system....
US-7,388,782 Semiconductor integrated circuit device
A semiconductor integrated circuit device includes a memory cell array having a plurality of blocks, a storage unit, a block replacement information register...
US-7,387,309 Ski binding adjustable for improved balance
A mechanism for attaching a boot to a ski with the heel end of the boot being height adjustable. The toe end portion of the boot is pivotly attaching to the ski....
US-7,386,947 Snowboard boot with liner harness
A boot, such as a snowboard boot, having an outer shell including a flexible upper and a harness assembly disposed in the outer shell. The harness assembly wraps...
US-7,386,774 Memory unit with controller managing memory access through JTAG and CPU interfaces
A memory unit includes a memory organized into protected and non-protected areas. A controller manages access to the memory so that the protected area can be...
US-7,386,714 Transmitting data from a single storage unit between multiple processors during booting
An electronic control unit includes a main microcomputer and a sub-microcomputer. Both the microcomputers include buffers for initialization and buffers for...
US-7,386,713 On-chip security method and apparatus
A boot method an apparatus arc described which reduce the likelihood of a security breach in a mobile device, preferably in a situation where a reset has been...
US-7,386,712 Firmware developer user interface with break command polling
A method for providing a firmware developer user interface in a multi-nodal computer system comprises polling for a break command during boot of a multi-nodal...
US-7,386,711 Method and apparatus for redirecting the boot operations of one or more systems
The boot operations of one or more systems may be redirected. For example, a master boot processor may configure a slave boot processor to boot over a...
US-7,386,657 Random access interface in a serial memory device
A random access interface is provided to a non-volatile, serial memory array. An address multiplexer has an external address connection and a serial address...
US-7,385,159 Output stage for an electric arc welder
An auxiliary OCV boost circuit for the power source of an electric arc welder to perform a welding process between an electrode and a workpiece, which power...
US-7,384,673 Convoluted boot and constant velocity joint lubricant
A convoluted boot for constant velocity joints and a constant velocity joint lubricant for use in such a convoluted boot. An additive which is added to the...
US-7,384,584 Diabetic walker
A boot having a hinged shell assembly sized and dimensioned to receive a person's foot, and a customized insole. The shell assembly includes a lower shell, and...
US-7,384,057 Apparatus for tensioning a ski-touring binding
An apparatus for tensioning the cable or bail of a ski-touring binding, a tensioning lever for such apparatus, and a replacement component for the lever are...
US-7,384,048 Rotatable binding apparatus for a snowboard
A binding for affixing a boot to a snowboard that is being adapted to rotate between a plurality of fixed positions and having.(a) a first plate having plurality...
US-7,383,466 Method and system of previewing a volume revert operation
Described is a revert preview mechanism, which gives the user a chance to temporarily remount a storage volume with the contents of a shadow copy, and then...
US-7,383,431 Control system and method for rewriting data in a flash memory and a data storage medium in which a program is...
A memory control system and method for controlling the rewriting of data in a flash memory which includes a boot memory portion having a plurality of sectors...
US-7,383,362 Single-chip multi-media card/secure digital (MMC/SD) controller reading power-on boot code from integrated...
A Multi-Media Card/Secure Digital (MMC/SD) single-chip flash device contains a MMC/SD flash microcontroller and flash mass storage blocks containing flash memory...
US-7,382,227 Portable computer supporting paging instructions
A portable computer is described that contains a circuit for receiving pages and performing security functions based on the received page. Once a page has been...
US-7,380,390 Step up stirrup
An extendable stirrup has a main stirrup and a retractable step parallel to and slideably attached to the main stirrup. The retractable step has an upper lift...
US-7,380,148 System and method for information handling system multimedia mode boot optimization
An information handling system selectively boots to a normal operation mode having devices and applications configured to operate normally or a multimedia...
US-7,380,141 Transferring data without completing a boot process
A computer system including a power supply; a connector to be connected with a detachable storage medium; an auxiliary memory; a selection input part to generate...
US-7,380,140 Providing a protected volume on a data storage device
The invention establishes a protected volume on a data storage device associated with a computational device by allowing an operating system of the computational...
US-7,380,136 Methods and apparatus for secure collection and display of user interface information in a pre-boot environment
Methods and apparatus for secure collection and display of user interface information in a pre-boot environment are disclosed. A disclosed system executes...
US-7,380,114 Integrated circuit with DMA module for loading portions of code to a code memory for execution by a host...
A system, method, and apparatus for dynamically booting processor code memory with a wait instruction is presented herein. A wait instruction precedes the...
US-7,380,095 System and method for simulating real-mode memory access with access to extended memory
In some embodiments, the invention involves a system and method relating to switching to protected mode to access extended memory while executing instruction...
US-7,379,983 Merging scalable nodes into single-partition merged system using service processors of nodes
Controlling the merging of nodes into a single-partition merged system using the nodes' service processors is disclosed. The system runs a single instance of an...
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