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Determination of Hardware Level With a Microcode Fragment

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036847D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Schwartz, AA Voltin, JA [+details]

Abstract

A method is disclosed which permits discrimination between devices with identical function provided they both employ loadable microcode and there is a function which is microcoded in one, but not in the other.