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US-6,687,823 Cryptographic authorization with prioritized and weighted authentication
A system and associated method for authorizing, or withholding authorization of, user access to a selected computer application or other resource, based on the...
US-6,687,817 Configuration of a network device via the network
A method and apparatus are provided that configure a new network device via the network. The method consists of initiating a boot sequence on a first device. The...
US-6,687,815 Method and apparatus for storing non-volatile configuration information
A method implemented in a computer system for storing non-volatile configuration information (NVCI), wherein NVCI is stored in one or more active segments of a...
US-6,687,807 Method for apparatus for prefetching linked data structures
Additional memory hardware in a computer system which is distinct in function from the main memory system architecture permits the storage and retrieval of...
US-6,687,791 Shared cache for data integrity operations
Various embodiments of a method and system for sharing a cache such as an on-chip L1 cache are disclosed. In one embodiment, a processing device includes a...
US-6,687,767 Efficient direct memory access transfer of data and check information to and from a data storage device
The invention provides efficient apparatus and methods for using direct memory access (DMA) to store and retrieve data and associated check information in...
US-6,687,760 Method and apparatus for preforming method lookup in the presence of modularity constructs to support...
A method lookup mechanism is disclosed which not only enforces accessibility constraints imposed by modularity constructs but also enables transitive method...
US-6,687,759 Method and apparatus for performing method lookup in the presence of modularity constructs to support...
A method lookup mechanism is disclosed which not only enforces accessibility constraints imposed by modularity constructs but also enables transitive method...
US-6,687,652 Diagnostic clearing house
A diagnostic clearing house comprises a tool repository to store a plurality of diagnostic tools. A communication vehicle allows a plurality of diagnostic tool...
US-6,687,410 Method and apparatus for compression and decompression of data
The present invention is a compression scheme for compressing audio and video data. An image is divided into blocks of pixels. In one test, if all of the pixels...
US-6,687,122 Multiple compressor refrigeration heat sink module for cooling electronic components
A multiple compressor refrigeration heat sink module is suitable for use in standard electronic component environments. The multiple compressor refrigeration...
US-6,686,933 Lightweight indicator of divergence of views for collaboratively shared user interface elements
A lightweight indicator provides an indication of divergence of views for a collaboratively used user interface element. The lightweight indicator identifies the...
US-6,686,854 Method and apparatus for latching data based on a predetermined number of signal line transitions
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that keeps track of transitions on signal lines in order to latch a dataword in a stream of datawords....
US-6,686,785 Deskewing global clock skew using localized DLLs
An integrated circuit has a plurality of sections, each having a phase detector and a control delay circuit. The phase detector, in response to a phase...
US-6,684,398 Monitor entry and exit for a speculative thread during space and time dimensional execution
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates entering and exiting a critical section of code for a speculative thread. The system...
US-6,684,372 Method, system and computer product to translate electronic schematic files between computer aided design platforms
Provided is a method, a system and a computer product to translate electronic schematic files between computer-aided software design tools. One embodiment of the...
US-6,684,363 Method for detecting errors on parallel links
System and method for rapidly calculating CRC values for messages including encoded bits is described. Tabularized CRC values are used in combination with a...
US-6,684,352 Read control system and method for testing word oriented SRAM with macros
The present invention provides a system and method for reading a SRAM unit having a first SRAM way and a second SRAM way with a read control system, a way select...
US-6,684,299 Method for operating a non-blocking hierarchical cache throttle
A multi-level cache and method for operation of a multi-level cache generating multiple cache system accesses simultaneously. Each access request includes an...
US-6,684,297 Reverse directory for facilitating accesses involving a lower-level cache
One embodiment of the present invention provides a multiprocessor system that includes a number of processors with higher-level caches that perform memory...
US-6,684,274 Host bus adapter based scalable performance storage architecture
One embodiment of a storage controller is described including a controller memory, one or more central processing units (CPUs), and a host bus adapter all...
US-6,683,796 Apparatus for containing electromagnetic interference
An apparatus for containing electromagnetic interference (EMI). The apparatus includes an enclosure for an EMI producing component. The enclosure has a set of...
US-6,683,794 Electronics assembly
An electronics assembly may include a frame (1) and a motherboard module (18) have cooperating temporary supporting elements (50, 54, 60, 62) that can be engaged...
US-6,683,791 Circuit board assembly with solder cover
A circuit board assembly that includes a circuit board. The circuit board includes a plurality of electrical contacts. The circuit board assembly also includes a...
US-6,683,626 Focus-based scrolling
Scrolling through one or more focusable and/or non-focusable items may be accomplished by: scrolling the display a set number of pixels in said direction if the...
US-6,683,553 Mechanism for transmitting from a sensor assembly to an acquisition system a message that includes...
A mechanism for transmitting from a sensor assembly to an acquisition system a message that includes self-describing information is provided. The sensor assembly...
US-6,683,530 Method and apparatus for performing a floating point compare operation
A system, method and apparatus for comparing two floating point numbers is includes choosing a first floating point number and a second floating point number to...
US-6,683,372 Memory expansion module with stacked memory packages and a serial storage unit
A memory expansion module with stacked memory packages. A memory module is implemented using stacked memory packages. Each of the stacked memory packages...
US-D485,835 Computer equipment
US-D485,830 Network system coupling case
US-6,681,366 System and method for detecting errors in a system where clients arbitrate amongst themselves for a grant to a...
A system and method for detecting parity errors in a system where clients are configured to arbitrate amongst themselves for a grant to a central resource is...
US-6,681,357 MISR simulation tool for memory BIST application
A method and tool for simulating a multiple input signature register for a memory test application is provided. Further, a method and tool for signature...
US-6,681,337 Method and apparatus for loading data from an address specified by an address register into a different...
An integrated circuit includes an address register, clocked by the clock signal corresponding to the TAP, used to address a control/status register within the...
US-6,681,318 Method and apparatus for using an assist processor to prefetch instructions for a primary processor
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that prefetches instructions by using an assist processor to perform prefetch operations in advance of...
US-6,681,306 Method and apparatus for increasing scavenging garbage collection effectiveness
Methods and apparatus for enabling an efficient generational scavenging garbage collection to be performed on a managed memory area are disclosed. According to...
US-6,681,242 Method and apparatus for detecting dependency cycles between resources in a computer system
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that detects cycles in a set of dependencies between a set of resources in a computer system. The...
US-6,681,234 Method and apparatus for storing long-lived objects in a virtual machine
One embodiment of the present mechanism provides a system for storing long-lived objects defined within an object-oriented programming system. These long-lived...
US-6,680,850 Electronics assembly
An electronics assembly comprises a frame (1) that contains a motherboard (8) and a plurality of daughterboards (10). The frame has an opening opposite the...
US-6,679,721 Module insertion tool
The present invention is a module insertion tool for anchoring a module to a motherboard. The module insertion tool has two drivers on either side of the tool...
US-D485,569 Goggles
US-6,678,881 Representing a path as an object with transformation capability
One or more embodiments provide the ability to use multiple path formats in an object oriented system. A path maintains the ability to translate itself into a...
US-6,678,868 Using Boolean expressions to represent shapes within a layout of an integrated circuit
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates representing a shape within a layout of an integrated circuit using a Boolean...
US-6,678,796 System and method for scheduling memory instructions to provide adequate prefetch latency
A method and apparatus for scheduling instructions to provide adequate prefetch latency is disclosed during compilation of a program code in to a program. The...
US-6,678,791 System and method for session-aware caching
A session-aware system and method for caching and serving data. A session-aware cache system stores data that may be designated or restricted for service to...
US-6,678,784 System and method for address broadcast synchronization using a plurality of switches
A system and method providing address broadcast synchronization using multiple switches. The system for concurrently providing addresses to a plurality of...
US-6,678,741 Method and apparatus for synchronizing firmware
The invention is a method and apparatus for synchronizing firmware associated with a first computer device and a second computer device, such as a server and a...
US-6,678,710 Logarithmic number system for performing calculations in a processor
A computation unit employs a logarithmic number system that uses a logarithmic numerical representation that differs from an IEEE standard representation to...
US-6,678,639 Automated problem identification system
The present invention provides an automated problem identification system. The invention analyzes a customer's computing environment, including administration...
US-6,678,157 Electronics assembly with cooling arrangement
An electronics assembly, for example a computer, comprises an enclosure, and a heat-generating component located within the enclosure. A duct extends from the...
US-6,677,687 System for distributing power in CPCI computer architecture
A system for distributing power in a compact peripheral component interconnect (CPCI) computer architecture is provided. A CPCI computer architecture comprises a...
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