Dedicated Addresses Control Interrupt Functions for Multiple I/O Devices
Original Publication Date: 1981-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11
Separate logic mean in each of number different I/O interfaces respond to the same bus addresses for interrupt handling. These addresses are decoded in addition to the unique I/O device addresses for each interface. Cycle-steal (direct memory access) may be performed in this way also.