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CI Bus Load/Store Fast Path

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036386D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Bailey, RN Mansfield, RL Spencer, AK [+details]

Abstract

Disclosed is a circuit for providing a fast path for load and store data of 4 bytes or less to the Channel Controller (CC) chip. This circuit improves system performance by not buffering all loads and stores while providing support for load and stores of up to 128 bytes.