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Slave SDLC Processor Disclosure Number: IPCOM000050620D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10

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Nowell, JT Williams, DD Wisgo, GD [+details]


An SDLC (Synchronous Data Link Control) secondary station must respond to frequent non-productive polls issued by the primary station. This constant activity uses processor bandwidth and reduces the system performance in running a user's application. The figure illustrates how a slave processor can be used to control an SDLC secondary link.