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Programmable Routing of Interrupts in a Multiprocessor Network

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000051197D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10

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Hennet, PP Kienzle, MG Milliken, KR Zukowski, CA [+details]


A method to select under program control the routing of interrupts in a multiprocessor network (a network of individual processors in a single processing system) is described below. Using this method, one interrupt request can be routed to any set of the processors in a multiprocessor network, and the set of recipients of that interrupt is under program control.