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Single Card Attachment to Host And Local Area Network

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000041207D
Original Publication Date: 1987-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-02

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Belisle, SW Kennedy, JA Pekowski, RP [+details]

Abstract

A method is described for sharing a single card for connecting a personal computer to a host and Local Area Network (LAN). The problem with sharing a single card to interface with both devices is that different software is used to enable each of the two interfaces.