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Message Based Protocol For Interprocessor Commmunication

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000068330D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Summers, RC Wood, C [+details]

Abstract

A message-based protocol is described for communicating between processes executing on different processors loosely coupled via a common bus. Each processor has its own memory attached vis a dedicated bus. Each memory is part of a global address space which can be uniformly addressed by all processors. The processors can send interrupts to one another over the common bus. Interprocess Communication In a Single Processor