Diagnosing On-Card Error Checking and Correcting Operations Using Latched Syndrome Data
Original Publication Date: 1989-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29
The use of a wide system data bus can limit the number of control and error lines that exist at an interface of fixed physical size, i.e., memory card. A unique way to obtain error correction code (ECC) status data for diagnostics, requiring the monitoring of only a few error lines, is accomplished in the following manner.