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Method and system for compiling and linking source files
A system, method and computer program product for compiling and linking a source file and to generate a symbol table associating a global symbol with a register...
Method and apparatus for selecting ways to compile at runtime
Apparatus, methods, and computer program products are disclosed for determining how to compile a program at runtime. A bytecode instruction associated with the...
Method for vectoring pread/pwrite system calls
A method is provided for I/O data transfer between memory and disk. In one embodiment, an application program generates N data transfer requests. Thereafter, a...
Method and apparatus for extending traditional operating systems file
In a computer system having a kernel supporting an interface definition language, a file system composed of an object framework. The object framework includes a...
Event distribution system for computer network management architecture
Improved techniques for reporting events raised by entities running on computer networks are disclosed. The techniques provide an event distribution system that...
Method and apparatus for generating a highly random number while using
A random number generator, useful in association with a computer system of a computer network, generates a randomly distributed back-off time interval between a...
Mechanism and process to transform a grammar-derived intermediate form to
an object-oriented configuration database
A method and system for transforming an intermediate form into an object-oriented database. The intermediate form is derived from a grammatical form of an...
Results-oriented help displays for computer software programs
Special bit-mapped images, or buttons, are programmed to display in a primary topic window of an on-line help system when a result or warning may be helpful to...
Method for a dynamic termination logic driver with improved slew rate
A dynamic termination logic driver, one that is capable of launching signals at a driving end of a transmission line and is capable of terminating signals at a...
Interconnect engagement and removal using a torque-limiting screw
A method and apparatus to vertically mount a first printed circuit board into a high-density connector on a second circuit board using one or more ...
Ventilation of desktop workstation
A casing for electronic, heat-emitting components, has a front provided with an ornamented bezel. Instead of a conventional ventilation grill in such front...
Method and system for software recovery
In an object oriented software environment, a system and method is disclosed that addresses both state recovery and relationship recovery in the event of a...
System and method using partial trap barrier instruction to provide trap
barrier class-based selective stall of...
A new "partial trap barrier" instruction can be inserted in an instruction stream to cut off trap shadows of instructions of a respective one of a plurality of...
Thread switch on blocked load or store using instruction thread field
A method and apparatus for switching between threads of a program in response to a long-latency event. In one embodiment, the long-latency events are load or...
Electronic newspaper vending machine
A newspaper vending machine is equipped with a computerized control and an infrared (IR) communications transceiver. A user equipped with an IR transceiver may...
Method and apparatus for multicast indication of group key change
A method and apparatus to allow a key manager node in a network to initiate the process of changing a group key for all nodes in a multicasting group. In the...
Dynamic termination logic driver with improved slew rate control
A dynamic termination logic driver, the driver capable of launching signals at a driving end of a transmission line and terminating signals at a receiver end of...
Polysaccharide pigment dispersions
An aqueous pigment dispersion containing at least one FD&C and/or D&C pigment dispersed in water and a polysaccharide resin optionally in combination with a...
Dual locking luggage tag
Operating system installation
The invention relates to the installation of an operating system at a local computer connected or connectable to a remote management computer. To do this a...
Multilevel security attribute passing methods, apparatuses, and computer
program products in a stream
A multilevel security attribute passing system on a computer operating under a multilevel operating system engaged in stream communications and enabling...
Method and apparatus for coal coking
The invention provides a coke oven charging machine including a mobile frame and a coke oven feed device on the mobile frame. The coke oven feed device includes...
Method, apparatus and computer programmed product for binary
re-optimization using a high level language compiler
Apparatus, methods and computer program products are disclosed for a high level language compiler that includes a binary re-optimization capability. This...
Installation of processor and power supply modules in a multiprocessor
The present invention discloses a method and apparatus for checking an installation of a plurality of power supply modules in a multiprocessor system having a...
System and method for efficiently implementing an authenticated
communications channel that facilitates tamper...
A communication system includes communication devices which communicate during a communication session. During communication session establishment, the devices...
Method, apparatus and computer program product for debugging a computer's
Apparatus, methods, and computer program products are disclosed for temporarily including bootstrap debugging code for use with a client program. The invention...
Method and apparatus for performing multiple branch predictions per cycle
A method and apparatus for performing multiple branch predictions per cycle is disclosed. The method and apparatus according to the present invention determine,...
System and method for increasing the snoop bandwidth to cache tags in a
multiport cache memory subsystem
A cache memory includes a plurality of memory chips, or other separately addressable memory sections, which are configured to collectively store a plurality of...
Address pipelined stack caching method
The present invention uses a stack management unit including a stack cache to accelerate data retrieval from a stack and data storage into the stack. In one...
System and method for floating-point computation
A system is disclosed for performing floating point computation in connection with numbers in a base floating point representation (such as the representation...
Apparatus and method for decomposing database queries for database
management system including multiprocessor...
An improved system for database query processing by means of "query decomposition" intercepts database queries prior to processing by a database management...
Dynamic flop with power down mode
A dynamic flip-flop includes a first input latch coupled to receive a data input signal and a second input latch coupled to receive the complement of the data...
Method and apparatus for seamless connectivity of wide-band networks and
An apparatus for seamless connectivity between a narrow-band network like the Internet and an interactive TV wide-band network, and methods of operating the...
Dental adhesive kit
A kit for dental adhesive comprising a radical polymerizable monomer having an acid group in the molecule, a photosensitizer and/or a peroxide, a water-soluble...
Rotatable socket for a halogen lamp
A rotatable socket for a halogen-lamp. The socket includes a porcelain base having two insert grooves at its bottom and an H-shaped upright post standing on the...
Shade structure and methodology having swiveling perimeter beam
A structural system and methodology for erecting a shading structure. The system and methodology provides for a rapid and fool proof installation of the shading...
Instruction selection in a multi-platform environment
Systems and methods for building a platform specific compiler having an embedded instruction selector in a multi-platform environment are provided. A set of user...
Apparatus and method to prevent overwriting of modified cache entries prior
to write back
A hazard control circuit for a cache controller that prevents overwriting of modified cache data without write back. The cache controller controls a ...
High speed memory-based buffer and system and method for use thereof
A buffer configured to store a plurality of data entries comprises a memory, one or more registers coupled between an output of the memory and an output of the...
Method and apparatus for providing modular I/O expansion of computing
A method and apparatus for providing modular I/O expansion. Apparatus are provided on a host computing device and an expansion unit to support multiple port...
Incremental heap expansion in a real-time garbage collector
A system that performs real-time garbage collection by dynamically expanding and contracting the heap is provided. This system performs real-time garbage...
Hierarchy navigation system
A navigation system for a hierarchy of objects displayed by a computing system are rapidly navigated first by an automatic explosion module for exploding a...
Energy curable flexographic inks incorporating grafted pigments
Solvent-free, energy curable flexographic printing inks which contain a pigment; a rheological additive having the structure P-(U-Y).sub.s, wherein P is the...
Front portion of a disk drive bracket
Method and apparatus of translating and executing native code in a virtual
A method and apparatus of translating and executing native code in a virtual machine environment. Debugging of a virtual machine implementation is made easier...
Technique for sharing parity over multiple single-error correcting code
The bits of a data block are assigned to a plurality of logical groups such that at most one bit corresponding to a component is assigned to a logical group....
System for separately designating security requirements for methods invoked
on a computer
A system separately designates security requirements for each of a plurality of methods invoked on a server. The system includes a security class library and an...
Partially executing a pending atomic instruction to unlock resources when
cancellation of the instruction occurs
When an atomic instruction executed by a computer processor locks a memory location, the locking is performed before the processor has determined whether the...
Multiple variable cache replacement policy
A method for selecting a candidate to mark as overwritable in the event of a cache miss while attempting to avoid a write back operation. The method includes...
Bridge providing communication between different implementations of object
Systems and methods for providing communication between different implementations of object request brokers are provided. A bridge including a proxy object...