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Method and apparatus for enabling firmware and device driver software of integrated graphics chipsets to share state and parameters

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000005024D
Publication Date: 2001-Jul-17
Document File: 5 page(s) / 95K

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Abstract

Disclosed is a method and apparatus for enabling firmware and device driver software of integrated graphics chipsets to share state and parameters. Benefits include the capability for graphics controller and drivers to share graphics memory, improved hardware design, and APM-style power management.