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Method to Optimize Communication of Selected Hard Disk Storage Resources Information within a Computer System Graphical User Interface

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000012948D
Original Publication Date: 2000-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-11

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Method to Optimize Communication of Selected Hard Disk Storage Resources Information within a Computer System Graphical User Interface Disclosed is a method to clearly communicate information regarding hard disk partition status to a computer user by using appropriate channels or modes of communication to encode the information most effectively. The overall problem is that displaying information about the hard disk storage resources on a computer system is difficult to show in one, easy to read view. Some of the attributes of such hard disk storage resources include: Capacity/size;