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Programmable Storage Protection Mechanism

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000041182D
Original Publication Date: 1987-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-02

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Beukema, BL Duffield, NJ Marquart, DW Morse, DR [+details]

Abstract

This storage protection mechanism uses redundant address bits to check whether the storage address for a storage operation in a computer has been corrupted. Several otherwise unused high order bits of an address are duplicates of a section of the address.