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Mechanism For Checking Parity And Error Checking And Correction Functions In Processors And Processor Linked Subsystems

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000066898D
Original Publication Date: 1979-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Blazejewski, TJ DiPilato, NM Fehn, TP Galli, EJ Thome, RE VanBogelen, DW [+details]

Abstract

For machines with extended redundancy error checking and error correcting facilities, it is important to have means of verifying whether or not the hardware that is performing the error checking and correction (ECC) functions is itself functioning properly.