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Method and apparatus for automated native code isolation
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates automated isolation of native code within a computer program that has been compiled to...
Apparatus and method for error detection on source-synchronous buses
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for detecting errors on a source-synchronous bus. The source-synchronous bus includes a plurality of...
Method, system, and program for enabling communication between devices
using dynamic addressing
Provided is a computer implemented method, system, and program for enabling communication between one network device that is a member of a first set of network...
1. An electronics assembly comprises: (i) a frame (1); (ii) a plurality of power supply modules (2) for supplying power to electrical circuitry of the...
An electronics assembly comprises: (i) a chassis (1); (ii) at least one front panel (40, 42) that is arranged in front of the chassis to obscure the chassis;...
Frame buffer organization and reordering
A graphics system includes a frame buffer, a write address generator, and a pixel buffer. A burst of pixels received from the frame buffer may not be in display...
Synchronizing data streams in a graphics processor
A method and system for synchronizing data streams and transferring control of resources between two processes in a graphics processor is described. The method...
Pure fill via area extraction in a multi-wide object class design layout
In a multi-wide object class design layout, an automatic extraction of pure fill via areas (PFVA) among multi wide class objects treats the virtual boundaries of...
Interleaved n-way set-associative external cache
An n-way interleaved set-associative external cache utilizes standard burst memory devices such as DDR (double data rate) memory devices. The interleaved...
Method and apparatus for transmitting data that utilizes delay elements to
reduce capacitive coupling
A method of broadcasting N, an even integer, bits of data onto a bus that includes a first plurality of electrical conductors and a second plurality of...
Simplified microkernel application programming interface
An operating system architecture is disclosed. The operating system architecture is configured to provide a user space and a kernel space. The operating system...
Local transaction management
The present invention defines a transaction management contract between an application server and a resource adapter and its underlying resource manager that...
Method and system for facilitating access to a lookup service
Methods and systems are provided that facilitate access to a service via a lookup service. A lookup service defines a network's directory of services and stores...
Method for reducing noise in integrated circuit layouts
A method for minimizing noise in an integrated circuit is described, the method including choosing a net to be analyzed, determining that the total path length...
Anti-aliasing interlaced video formats for large kernel convolution
A system and method are disclosed for management of sample data to enable video rate anti-aliasing convolution for interlaced video frames. Sample data may be...
Method and apparatus for determining display element attribute values
A method for determining display element attribute values from an object represented by the display element includes defining a display element view including at...
Graphics pixel packing for improved fill rate performance
A system and method for packing pixels together to provide a increased fill rate in a frame buffer hardware in the graphics system. The graphics system may be...
System and method for performing font operations when background color is
One embodiment of a method of performing a font operation involves receiving a set of font data identifying a font operation to be performed. If a first font...
Pattern based dynamic drive current balancing for data transmission
A driver stage uses a primary driver and a secondary driver to balance drive current when transmitting a new data bit different than bits consecutively...
Apparatus and methods for communicating between resource domains
Disclosed is a method for executing a remote method. Each argument of the remote method is wrapped when the argument is a remote object (e.g. the argument's...
Method for monitoring the condition of a battery in a high temperature high
A method for battery condition testing. In one embodiment, the method is comprised of interrupting AC power service to a data storage system. The interruption...
Method and apparatus for bag-to-set, buffering remembered set
A method for providing a remembered set involves maintaining the remembered set as a bag, identifying when an event occurs, and transforming the remembered set...
Method for employing a page prefetch cache for database applications
A method for increasing the processing speed of database instructions using a page prefetch cache. More particularly, the method is executed on a microprocessor...
DLL static phase error measurement technique
An apparatus for measuring static phase error in a delay locked loop includes a first test stage and a second test stage. The first test stage receives a...
Methods and apparatus for associating character codes with optimized
A system identifies a character code. This character code may be received from keyboard entry, read from memory, or acquired from an external network, for...
Method and apparatus for prevention of read corruption in rotated-read
register files and content addressable...
Rotated-read register file and CAM array memory structures include corruption prevention circuits that are used to force a read bit line to a known digital value...
Cooling power supplies
There is provided a cooling fan drive circuit for driving a pair of cooling fans. The circuit comprises a first power supply line for providing a power...
Method and apparatus for hardware acceleration of graphical fill in display
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to a method and apparatus for hardware acceleration of graphical fill in display systems. In one embodiment, a...
Active pulsed scheme for driving long interconnects
An interconnect structure includes a signal wire and an active shield line adjacent to, but removed from, the signal wire. The interconnect structure also...
Method for clock control of half-rail differential logic
Clocked half-rail differential logic circuits are activated by a delayed clock. According to the invention, when clocked half-rail differential logic circuits of...
Concrete fencing system
A concrete fencing system uses a pair of end posts to support a pair of rails, which support a plurality of panels. The end posts and rails have rectangular...
Combined hands free phone device and ear piece
Method and apparatus for discovering and activating software components
Methods, software, and apparatus for transparently pairing data with a command object, with respect to the application which wishes to present the data, are...
Lock-free implementation of concurrent shared object with dynamic node
allocation and distinguishing pointer value
A novel linked-list-based concurrent shared object implementation has been developed that provides non-blocking and linearizable access to the concurrent shared...
Method and device for a context-based memory management system
A method and device for virtual memory support in a computer system using a mapping structure for address translation. Mapping indicators are associated with...
Hierarchical SMP computer system
A symmetrical multiprocessing system includes a plurality of nodes interconnected by a hierarchical bus. To allow for the transfer of data between nodes and to...
Method of synchronizing arbiters within a hierarchical computer system
A method of synchronizing arbiters. The method is performed by a computer system that has a first repeater, a second repeater that is coupled to the first...
Extended message block for network device drivers
The present invention manages memory buffers in network device drivers in a flexible operating system (e.g., the Solaris operating system) that increase...
Method for efficient computation of point doubling operation of elliptic
curve point scalar multiplication over...
The present invention provides a method for performing a point doubling operation with only one modular division and no multiply per operation. As a result, the...
Local allocation buffers for parallel garbage collection
A multiprocessor, multiprogram, stop-the-world garbage collection program is described. The system initially over partitions the root sources, and then...
System and method for implementing a routing scheme in a computer network
using intention packets when fault...
An apparatus and method for implementing a transmission scheme employing intention is contemplated. At times, a switching device within a network may detect a...
Ring oscillator with a digitally programmable frequency
One embodiment of the present invention provides a ring oscillator with a digitally programmable frequency. This ring oscillator includes an odd number of...
Apparatus and method for an offset-correcting sense amplifier
An apparatus and method for a sensing circuit for cancelling an offset voltage. Specifically, in one embodiment, a CMOS inverter amplifier amplifies an input...
Integrated electromigration length effect testing method and apparatus
Apparatus and methods are disclosed for determining the critical length of a conductor. In one aspect, a system may include at least one device under test (DUT)...
Method and apparatus for feeding sheets
Paperboard sheets are fed by a feeder including driven wheels which engage the lowermost sheet of a stack and drive it through the nip rolls of a box-finishing...