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CENTRAL PROCESSING CONTROL SYSTEM

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000023929D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-01

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Referring to Figure 1, a central processing unit (CPU) 10 comprises a data section 12, a control section 14, a main memory 16 and a plurality of input/output (I/O) controllers 18, e.g-,fifteen I/O controllers designated 18(i) through 18(1 - Each of the I/O controllers 18 is connected to a respective one o'f a plurality o"tT/O devices 20 for controlling same. Examples of typical I/O devices are disk drives, displays, keyboards, etc.