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Bus Arbitration Selection Mechanism

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000045575D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-07

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Hill, JA Wyatt, VD [+details]

Abstract

A selection mechanism is described for enabling a data processor to be operated in either an internal or an external bus arbitration mode, with a minimum number of processor module I/O pins being required for this purpose.