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Double-Buffered Burst Direct Memory Access Assisted by Cycle Steal

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036822D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Davis, GT Mandalia, B Millas, RJ Picon, RJ Queen, LR Sharp, LA [+details]

Abstract

This article describes a mechanism for data transfer between two processors with large differences in execution speeds using a digital signal processor (DSP) cycle steal capability with a buffered direct memory access (DMA) to do burst data transfers.