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ECC Propagation to Manage One or More Set Associative Cache Directories

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000031123D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Sep-13
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Sep-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

A method for handling cache directory ECC is described. This method enables the reduction in chip area, better utilization of directory bandwidth and the possibility of combining multiple directories under one ECC scheme.