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Combined "Command-Status" Structure for Configuration Bits

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000019524D
Publication Date: 2003-Sep-17

Publishing Venue

The IP.com Prior Art Database

Abstract

Disclosed is a method that uses a single configuration bit which acts as both a command and status register. Benefits include allowing for a function to start or stop in a predictable manner, so that software-hardware coherency is maintained even after the function has been stopped.