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Patch Application Vehicle Disclosure Number: IPCOM000049878D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-09

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Crimmins, BF Spera, H [+details]


This article describes a method of applying patches to the mircocode control program of a processor. The user of a microcode-controlled processor initiates the operation; actual patching is automatic. A flow chart for the patch application vehicle (PAV) is shown above.