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Inventor:
Woodward; Sandra S.
Address:
Rochester, MN
No. of patents:
7
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
7577794 Low latency coherency protocol for a multi-chip multiprocessor system August 18, 2009
Methods and apparatus for reducing the amount of latency involved when accessing, by a remote device, data residing in a cache of a processor are provided. For some embodiments, virtual channels may be utilized to conduct request/response transactions between the remote device and pr
7475190 Direct access of cache lock set data without backing memory January 6, 2009
Methods for quickly accessing data residing in a cache of one processor, by another processor, while avoiding lengthy accesses to main memory are provided. A portion of the cache may be placed in a lock set mode by the processor in which it resides. While in the lock set mode, this porti
7355601 System and method for transfer of data between processors using a locked set, head and tail poin April 8, 2008
A CPU module includes a host element configured to perform a high-level host-related task, and one or more data-generating processing elements configured to perform a data-generating task associated with the high-level host-related task. Each data-generating processing element includ
7305524 Snoop filter directory mechanism in coherency shared memory system December 4, 2007
Methods and apparatus that may be utilized to maintain coherency of data accessed by both a processor and a remote device are provided. Various mechanisms, such as a remote cache directory, castout buffer, and/or outstanding transaction buffer may be utilized by the remote device to
6791352 Method and apparatus for debugging a chip September 14, 2004
In a first aspect, an apparatus is provided that is adapted to multiplex debug signals of an integrated circuit. The apparatus includes at least a first multiplexing circuit and a second multiplexing circuit. The first multiplexing circuit is adapted to receive first debug signals from t
6134699 Method and apparatus for detecting virtual address parity error for a translation lookaside buff October 17, 2000
A method and apparatus are provided for detecting virtual address parity error for a translation lookaside buffer in a computer system. The computer system includes a processor unit, a cache coupled to the processor unit, a main memory, and a storage control unit including a translat
6044447 Method and apparatus for communicating translation command information in a multithreaded enviro March 28, 2000
A method and apparatus are provided for communicating translation command information in a multithreaded environment in a computer system. The computer system includes a processor unit, an instruction unit coupled to the processor unit, a cache coupled to the processor unit, a main memor










 
 
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