A PRODUCER-CONSUMER SYNCHRONIZATION SYSTEM
Original Publication Date: 1997-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Jun-04
This invention relates to a system on which hvo entities share a FIFO. One entity (the Producer) writes data to the FIFO while the other entity (the Consumer) reads data from that FIFO. Producer and Consumer operating frequencies can be different. The problem in implementing such a system is that the Producer shall not write to the FIFO when it is full and the Consumer shall not read from the FIFO when it is empty.