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Mechanism to Support Hot-plug for RapidIO Devices

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000006509D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Jan-11
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Jan-11

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Authors:
Srinath Audityan Jose M Nunez Gus Ikonomopoulos

Abstract

This invention proposes a mechanism to support Hot-plug capability for RapidIO devices without software intervention. The important components of this invention are: a RapidIO system having at least 2 RapidIO devices communicating over a RapidIO link and one of the devices goes offline temporarily or has to be replaced during normal operation without having to bring the system down.