Data Funnel for Connection of Multiple Channel Types
Original Publication Date: 1989-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28
A method is described wherein a data funnel dynamically adjusts its configuration according to the bandwidth requirements of the attached I/O channels. This allows for a single funnel chip to serve in a number of different machine configurations and allows for installation of future high bandwidth channels without changing the data funnel hardware.