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SHARED BUS SEMAPHORE DETECTOR PROPOSAL

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000005517D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2001-Oct-11

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Authors:
Donald G. Weiss

Abstract

The problem of coordinating multiple processes on a shared bus multiple processor system is discussed. It is demonstrated how solutions involving only software or primitive hardware suffer from serious performance drawbacks.