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US-6,714,960 Earnings-based time-share scheduling
A precise earnings-based time-share scheduler schedules multiple jobs in a computer system by apportioning earnings, at scheduler ticks. Earnings are apportioned...
US-6,714,556 In-band management of a stacked group of switches by a single CPU
A switching system includes switches, each having a host processing unit and a switching unit, and a backbone link configured for transferring data packets...
US-6,711,642 Method and chipset for system management mode interrupt of multi-processor supporting system
A method and a chipset for supporting a system management mode interrupt of a multi-processor system. While the central processing is accessing the specified...
US-6,711,526 Operating system-independent method and system of determining CPU utilization
The utilization of a central processing unit during a sampling time interval is determined by measuring a time quantum within the sampling time interval during...
US-RE38,471 Method and apparatus for display image rotation
A method and an apparatus for rotating images on a computer system is disclosed. The system includes a processor for accessing an image frame buffer using a set...
US-6,707,486 Directional motion estimator
An alarm system automatically monitors activity and directional motion in a predetermined area. When the system detects a particular movement in an area, an...
US-6,704,561 Power management system for use with wireless LAN terminal unit
Provided is a power management system for use with a wireless LAN terminal unit, the system having: a CPU having a suspend/resume function, a RAM; a power...
US-6,704,196 Flow-through cooling in-the-round system
A chassis-rack system mounts two 19" RETMA rack chassis back-to-back in the same vertical 1U-space. Each has an independent cooling system that draws-in cold air...
US-6,701,484 Register file with delayed parity check
A register for a computer processor removes the parity check from the critical path of CPU operation, and delays the parity check to the next immediate clock...
US-6,699,128 Manual lever with locking function for mounting CPU enclosure
A removable processor enclosure apparatus for use in a gaming machine having a housing defining an interior portion, and a first electrical connector disposed in...
US-6,691,308 Method and apparatus for changing microcode to be executed in a processor
A Central Processing Unit (CPU) hotpatch circuit compares the run-time instruction stream against an internal cache. The internal cache stores embedded memory...
US-6,691,305 Object code compression using different schemes for different instruction types
A code compression method for system-level power optimization that lessens the requirements imposed on main memory size. The method reduces the power consumption...
US-6,691,242 SYSTEM TEST AND METHOD FOR CHECKING PROCESSOR OVER-CLOCKING BY RETRIEVING AN ASSIGNED SPEED FROM AN REGISTER...
The present invention is designed to test whether a Central Processing Unit (CPU) in a computer system is being overclocked. That is, being run at a speed higher...
US-6,691,235 Automatic voltage regulation for processors having different voltage requirements and unified or split voltage...
Apparatus for providing electrical power to a processor (CPU) within a computing system includes a fixed-voltage power supply and a programmable power supply....
US-6,691,206 Processor interfacing to memory-centric computing engine
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for interfacing a processor bus or CPU to a computation engine to carry out selected tasks with improved efficiency in the...
US-6,687,903 Inhibiting starvation in a multitasking operating system
Disclosed is inhibiting process starvation in a multitasking operating system by providing a first type of scheduling event at periodic timer intervals,...
US-6,687,851 Method and system for upgrading fault-tolerant systems
The inventive system includes an I/O subsystem that controls the synchronization of an off-line CPU to an on-line CPU, such that much of the synchronization...
US-6,687,811 Processor with trace memory for storing access information on internal bus
An internal trace memory is provided in a processor, the internal trace memory, in the trace mode, storing internal bus access information and in the normal...
US-6,687,344 Parallel handset on-hook/off-hook detection by software-based signal power measurement
A computer having a modem is programmed with software (also called a "on-hook/off-hook detector") that detects a change in status (e.g., on-hook or off-hook) of...
US-6,680,604 Methods to control the droop when powering dual mode processors and associated circuits
A DC/DC converter 100 has a DAC 40 that receives a code associated with desired processor operating voltage and sets the reference voltage on its output 41. The...
US-6,678,801 DSP with distributed RAM structure
A multi-processor system includes a global bus (14) having associated therewith a global address space with a plurality of processor nodes (10) associated...
US-6,678,765 Embedded modem
An embedded system that has a general purpose central processing unit CPU and a digital signal processor DSP, the CPU is adapted to perform various tasks such as...
US-6,678,176 Method and apparatus for a solar power conditioner
A method and apparatus for supplementing electrical power production during peak demand power consumption is presented. A solar power conditioner converts DC...
US-6,677,983 Electronic endoscope
An electronic endoscope includes a processor by which an image captured by an endoscope is displayed on a screen of a monitor. Panel switches, a central...
US-6,677,951 Entertainment apparatus having compatibility and computer system
An entertainment apparatus is configured to enable a program for an older version of the apparatus to be executed. In a normal mode, a main processing unit (MPU)...
US-6,674,536 Multi-instruction stream processor
The present invention discloses apparatus for, and a method of, rendering image data prior to outputting of the resulting image. A graphics co-processor (224) is...
US-6,669,566 Video game apparatus and method for uniquely enabling play of multiple games
In a game processor GP that enable a player to play a plurality of games interrelated to each other, flash memory 12 stores a plurality of game programs PG...
US-6,658,602 Apparatus for detecting abnormal execution of program
An apparatus for detecting abnormality in execution state of a control program. An electronic control unit to which the apparatus for detecting abnormality is...
US-6,658,448 System and method for assigning processes to specific CPU's to increase scalability and performance of...
A method in a multi-processor computing system is disclosed. The method is an object-oriented method that allows a user to make associations between processes to...
US-6,651,250 Digital broadcast receiving system in information processor
A digital satellite broadcast receiving system is proposed in which the necessary packets of an MPEG2-based transport stream can be transferred to the system...
US-6,651,126 Snapshot arbiter mechanism
A snapshot arbiter system for servicing multiple interrupt requests for a central processing unit (CPU) in a digital processor system, and for providing...
US-6,647,486 Information processing apparatus for entertainment system utilizing DMA-controlled high-speed transfer and...
Routine processing for routine data, non-routine processing for routine data and general non-routine processing are to be processed efficiently. To this end, a...
US-6,647,475 Processor capable of enabling/disabling memory access
A low-end microprocessor 10 includes a stack pointer 18 storing a word SPV, a comparator 17 comparing the SPV with a given value ADR1, an inverter 19 inverting...
US-6,647,465 Realtime parallel processor system for transferring common information among parallel processors to a cache...
A CPU system having a built-in cache memory system in which a write-only port for coherence control from the common system side and an access port from the CPU...
US-6,643,720 Data transfer control method, and peripheral circuit, data processor and data processing system for the method
A memory 1 performs its internal operation in response to access requests (200, 201 and 202) of a CPU 2 in synchronism with the oscillated output of a...
US-6,643,680 Signal processing system which can reduce burden applied to a CPU or a signal processor
In a signal processing system, a plurality of mutually different applications are simultaneously executed. In the system, combinations of applications are...
US-6,640,195 Integrated services hub self speed detection
The present invention discloses a method of automatically detecting and storing the CPU clock frequency in a telecommunications hub. The hub includes a known...
US-6,639,810 Inverter apparatus for controlling a generator output to sign-wave voltage
An inverter 3 is controlled by feeding back an output voltage waveform for stabilizing the output and circuitry simplification. The output waveform of an...
US-6,636,980 System for launching data on a bus by using first clock for alternately selecting data from two data streams...
A bus interface apparatus and method are implemented. A pair of data streams is generated from the stream of data to be launched onto a data bus. Each stream is...
US-6,636,907 Transferring data between asynchronous devices
A digital system has a host processor 200 with a bus controller 210 and peripherals 220(0)-220(31) interconnected by an interconnect bus 230. 32 peripherals are...
US-6,633,916 Method and apparatus for virtual resource handling in a multi-processor computer system
Multiple instances of operating systems execute cooperatively in a single multiprocessor computer wherein all processors and resources are electrically connected...
US-6,631,422 Network adapter utilizing a hashing function for distributing packets to multiple processors for parallel...
Network input processing is distributed to multiple CPUs on multiprocessor systems to improve network throughput and take advantage of MP scalability. Packets...
US-6,625,759 Method and apparatus for verifying the fine-grained correctness of a behavioral model of a central processor unit
A method and an apparatus checks the fine-grain correctness of a microcode machine central processor unit (CPU) behavioral model. Macroinstructions are...
US-6,601,134 Multi-processor type storage control apparatus for performing access control through selector
A storage control apparatus is coupled to a central processing unit (CPU) and a storage unit to control input/output of data between the CPU and the storage...
US-6,598,099 Data transfer control method, and peripheral circuit, data processor and data processing system for the method
A memory 1 performs its internal operation in response to access requests (200, 201 and 202) of a CPU 2 in synchronism with the oscillated output of a...
US-6,594,778 Duplexing structure of switching system processor and method for maintaining memory coherency
A duplexing structure of a switching system processor and a method for maintaining a memory coherency are provided in which both data of an active memory and of...
US-6,593,727 Data processor and data processing method for wavemeter
The CPU outputs to the delay circuit 22 delay time setting signals for setting the delay time, based on input delay time data input from an external input...
US-6,591,284 Method for performing a fast transform
The power consumption, memory allocation, and CPU time used in a signal processor executing a fast transform can be optimized by using a particular method of...
US-6,587,938 Method, system and program products for managing central processing unit resources of a computing environment
Central processing unit (CPU) resources are managed within a computing environment. When the allocation of CPU resources to a partition of the computing...
US-6,587,635 Subpicture master control
A method for operating a digital video processor including a CPU and a memory to control the presentation of demultiplexed subpicture unit ("SPU") data. The play...
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