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Synchronous Buffered Maintenance Adapter

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000035960D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Svec, RS [+details]

Abstract

The adapter provides a means of converting between a standard microprocessor interface and multiple high-speed interfaces into the maintenance hardware of a computer's central processor complex (CPC). It allows a single controlling microprocessor to communicate commands and data with the CPC hardware using minimal resources on either side.