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MINIMAL FUNCTION HARDWARE MONITOR

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000022965D
Original Publication Date: 1976-May-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-27

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

The described system provides in a physically small package an optimized implementation of key computer performance measurement algorithms. It is capable either of being attached externally by voltage probes, or of incorporation internally as an integral part of the computer system to be measured, Rudimentary i/O is provided, for the purpose of loading microinstructions and initialization parameters and for the subsequent unloading of measurement data, Typical of the parameters the user would supply are: