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Latch Check Circuit

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000053086D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-12

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Dutton, PF [+details]

Abstract

This arrangement provides a check that a plurality of latches have reset to their proper initial condition after a machine cycle. After a processor has been designed and all of the hardware has been put together, system debug begins. During this portion of the system development, all sorts of hardware and software problems are encountered. A particular group of these problems is the result of something that happened in time past.