Prefetching of Channel Commands
Original Publication Date: 1978-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-21
In certain data processing systems channel programs consisting of plural chained commands are initiated by a single CPU transaction 1.] As the operation of one command in the chain is concluding, the channel retrieves a channel command word (CCW), which designates the next command operation, in preparation for its execution.