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Adapter Error Recovery Mechanism Disclosure Number: IPCOM000068978D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

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Kawalec, MT [+details]


This article describes an arrangement for use in a multi-adapter programmed control unit which inhibits adapter bidding for a program interrupt level after communication between the adapter and the program is lost due to either a hardware or software failure, thus permitting other adapters to remain operational in the event that the failure is unique to one or more of the adapters.