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Multi-Console

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000014294D
Original Publication Date: 2000-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-19

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

This disclosure describes an apparatus which allows a host computer system and service processor to share a console subsystem. A graphics subsystem is extended to provide a window overlay. The input subsystem, typically a keyboard and mouse, is enhanced to allow the service processor and host computer to share the use of the input devices. Graphics Controller Multi-Console Control Register Video Memory