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Early READY Pulse for Multiple Single-Cycle DATA Transfers

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000037059D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Hardell, WR Torres, A Tuttle, DP [+details]

Abstract

Disclosed is a means to allow a device receiving data from memory to prepare for new data before the data arrives. This method will work with multiple, back-to-back, single-cycle transfers. A READY line indicates that data will be valid a number of cycles later.