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Method for Software Identification of an IPL Device

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000053945D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-12

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Brown, LW Chisholm, DR Crandall, DR [+details]

Abstract

This invention provides the necessary means of identifying the IPL (initial program load) machine type and device address. The machine type and device address are put in the last two bytes of the IPL record.