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Multiple Memory Accesses in a Multi Microprocessor System

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000053753D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-12

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Henning, LR Iverson, JH Styczinski, DA [+details]

Abstract

A multi-microprocessor system accesses a common memory via time slots in a cyclic ring priority. One of these processors can transfer multiple bytes in a single slot by holding the ring and incrementing an address counter.