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Inverted Channel Adapter

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000068432D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Casper, DF Fredericks, KJ Keizer, PP Paschal, GJ [+details]

Abstract

The purpose of the Inverted Channel Adapter (ICAD) is to couple a Channel Director to a CPU having a channel connector designed to connect to a stand-alone channel. The channel director has a single data path provided to the CPU on which the director multiplexes a plurality of I/O selector channels.