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Cache Purge in Store in Cache System

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000068755D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Annunziata, EJ McGilvray, BL Sutton, AJ [+details]

Abstract

In a store-in-cache system, such as that shown in U. S. Patent 3,735,360 a central processor (CP) with a solid error generally cannot purge data from its cache. Consequently, other CPs could hang indefinitely on an attempt to access that data.