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Programmable Control of Data Transfer Rates For Cycle Steals Between Two Processors Disclosure Number: IPCOM000048445D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-08

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Beukema, BL [+details]


A programmable interface or bus coupler 20 controls data transfers between two processors at rates required by different I/O devices. Bus couplers 20 attach between system channel 15 and I/O channel 30 and function to allow communication between system processor 10 and I/O processors 25. Bus coupler 20 controls cycle steals between system processor 10 and a corresponding I/O processor 25.