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Early I/O Address Validation Disclosure Number: IPCOM000038040D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-31

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


Disclosed is a method by which an I/O controller can validate I/O addresses before being received by the I/O device. This method increases system performance because the I/O controller can validate addresses faster than the slower I/O devices. (Image Omitted)