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Data Processing System with Subclasses of I/O Interruptions

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000045295D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-06

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Dugan, RJ Guyette, RR [+details]

Abstract

Each subchannel of an I/O system is assigned to one of several interruption subclasses, and each subclass is masked and unmasked independently. The interruption subclasses permit different I/O devices to be handled at different levels of priority. Background.