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Method and apparatus for correcting soft errors in digital data
On data writes to a cache memory in a digital data processing system, the existing data currently stored on the desired cache storage line is read out and parity...
Method and apparatus for ring buffer flow error detection
A system for detecting underflow and overflow errors arising within a ring buffer. When the system receives a data word to be transferred through the ring...
Array access boundary check by executing BNDCHK instruction with comparison
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for executing a boundary check instruction that provides accelerated bound checking. The instruction can be...
Operating system page placement to maximize cache data reuse
A software methodology to control replacement of one or more selected pages within a cache memory in a computer system. The operating system designates one or...
Context switching technique for processors with large register files
A computer system and a method for operating a processor including the steps of establishing a first register save area and a second register save area in a...
Method and apparatus for determining the behavior of a communications
device based upon environmental conditions
A method and apparatus are disclosed for automatically determining the behavior of a communications device based upon the likelihood that a user is within...
Method and apparatus for modal dialog box management in applets on
A method and apparatus that allows the user to escape from unwanted Java modal dialog boxes displayed by an applet, even though the Java modal dialog box does...
Addressable output buffer architecture
Incoming geometry data are buffered in one or more buffers. The data are written to the buffers in an order which is not necessarily the order in which a...
Combining results of selectively executed remaining sub-instructions with
that of emulated sub-instruction...
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that efficiently emulates sub-instructions in a very long instruction word (VLIW) processor. The system...
Marshaling and unmarshaling framework for supporting filters in a
distributed object system
In order to support filtering operations in a CORBA system, the marshaling and unmarshaling process is encapsulated in a server invocation object created from a...
Mixing and splitting multiple independent audio data streams in kernel
A method and an apparatus for securely mixing and splitting multiple audio data streams and determining the order of processing the audio streams. A audio server...
Method and system for updating email addresses
Embodiments of the present invention provide a network-based method and system for forwarding an email message to an updated email address. After a user changes...
Dynamic generation of information using servlet object
A method and apparatus for operating a local server computer of a client-server network includes a technique to receive a request from a client computer of the...
Method and apparatus for an efficient data transfer mechanism
A method and apparatus are described that permit an application to control data transfer from a memory object of a source device to a sink device. The...
Method and apparatus for creating the appearance of multiple embedded pages
of information in a single web...
A method of and apparatus for displaying multiple, user preferentially linked pages of at least one document on a display screen adapted for Web or network...
Method and apparatus for reducing network traffic for remote file append
One embodiment of this mechanism provides a system that reduces network traffic and other system overhead for remote file append operations. This system...
Area efficient two-stage correction log look-up
A memory look up table receives a first portion of an input data signal via an address input, and in response provides an output data signal corresponding to one...
Selectable clock divider circuit with a 50% duty cycle clock
A clock divider circuit having a fifty per cent duty cycle and multiple integer ratios for dividing an input clock signal. In one embodiment, a clock divider...
Method and apparatus for using a non-periodic signal to perform clock
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that uses a non-periodic signal to modulate the period of a clock signal. The system includes a latch...
Process for preparing a substantially pure gamma phase quinacridone pigment
of large particle size
An improved process for producing a substantially pure gamma phase a quinacridone pigment or pigment derivative involving preparing an aqueous slurry of a crude...
Cargo trailer anti-theft system
In a theft deterrent security device for trailers and like equipment having a dual chamber brake system that operates with compressed air an electro mechanical...
Class archive software packages
SYSTEM V utilities enable software developers to provide delivery of complex packages onto a UNIX operating system. An enhancement to the UNIX System V ABI...
Shared write buffer for use by multiple processor units
A shared write back buffer for storing data from a data cache to be written back to memory. The shared write back buffer includes a plurality of ports, each port...
Multiprocessing computer system employing a cluster communication error
In one embodiment, a multiprocessing computer system includes a plurality of nodes. The plurality of nodes may be interconnected through a global interconnect...
Method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for processing a virtual call
in a multi-threaded program
Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture consistent with the present invention process a virtual call during execution of a multi-threaded program by...
Translator object for testing an interface to a server object
Systems and methods for testing interfaces to a server object are provided. A translator object is placed between a client object and the server object for which...
Detachable java applets
A method and system is disclosed for detaching Java applets from the constraints of the application such as a browser which provides the Java engine for...
Method and apparatus for locating buried objects
A method and apparatus are provided for locating buried objects prior to digging at a current location. According to the invention, a positioning device is taken...
Sub-package bypass capacitor mounting for an array packaged integrated
Switching noise within an LGA-packaged or PGA-packaged IC Vdd and IC Vss nodes is reduced by spreading the electrical current in the bypass path to reduce the...
Method and apparatus for cooling electronic components
The present invention discloses improved cooling designs and methods for the cooling of heat sources. One embodiment of the present invention is a cooling system...
Auditory cues for notification of device activity
A method for providing network device status notification includes providing at least one auditory cue to indicate at least one device status. According to one...
Method and apparatus for generating and distributing a clock signal
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that generates a clock signal within an integrated circuit. This system includes four clocking elements...
Structure of a bearing
The bearing mainly includes an inner groove and at least a passage. The groove is arranged on an inner surface of the bearing and connected with a reservoir on...
In order to offer a cup dispenser which does not require to change cylinders to meet with different cup sizes and allows to change cup sizes easily by adjusting...
Apparatus for reducing harmonics and vibrations of a rotatable base piece
An apparatus for reducing harmonics and vibrations of a rotatable base piece, such as a brake rotor to be resurfaced or refinished, is provided. A plurality of...
Method and apparatus for controlling server activation in a multi-threaded
A method and apparatus for controlling server activation. In the prior art, there exists a race condition between the shutting down of an old server and the...
Redirected I/O for scalable performance storage architecture
A system and a method to transfer data between a host computer and a storage device. The storage controller architecture is organized into its functional modules...
Hybrid technique for performing a column modification operation in a sparse
symmetric direct matrix solver
A hybrid system for efficiently performing a cmod operation in solving a system of linear algebraic equations involving a sparse coefficient matrix. The system...
Method for determining capacitance values for quieting noisy power
A method for determining the value of at least one capacitance required to be placed in a conductive path on a printed circuit board is disclosed. The method...
Graphical image data reformatting method and apparatus
An image processor converts single-band pixel components, each of which represents a single band of a multiple-band pixel, to multiple-band pixels. A embodiment,...
Computer user interface with head motion input
A computer interface allows as user to control aspects of its behavior by head motion. In one example, a head mounted display (HMD) includes a directional...
Clock buffer with LC circuit for jitter reduction
A clock buffer circuit utilizing an LC circuit for jitter reduction. The circuit includes a differential amplifier that is coupled to a buffer stage. The output...
Sense amplifier with dual linearly weighted inputs and offset voltage
A sense amplifier having dual differential inputs configured to accept differential analog input voltages. The differential analog input voltages are fused to...
Method for double-layer implementation of metal options in an integrated
chip for efficient silicon debug
In one aspect of the present invention, a method provides a connecting path diversion through an upper layer of an integrated circuit by alteration of a...
Adjustable pick-and-place tool for an automated robotic device or the like
Provided is a fully adjustable pick-and-place tool for an automated robotic device or the like which is capable of picking and placing various kinds of parts....
Mechanism for decoding linearly-shifted codes to facilitate correction of
bit errors due to component failures
A mechanism for decoding linear shifted codes employs two shift registers. The shift registers are independently controlled by an associated control unit....
Downloadable smart proxies for performing processing associated with a
remote procedure call in a distributed...
Use of a smart proxy as a wrapper around a stub in a distributed system. Instead of receiving a stub as a result of a remote procedure call, a caller receives a...
Method and apparatus for dispatch table construction
Apparatus, and computer program products are disclosed for constructing dispatch tables. In one embodiment of the present invention, the decision to allocate a...
Hot swap fan mounting support bracket
A method and apparatus relating to a support bracket (18) enabling hot-swapping of component trays (16) in component racks (10) is disclosed. A bracket (18) is...