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Virtual I/O Interrupt

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000070120D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Wingert, JA [+details]

Abstract

A performance assist is disclosed for an existing software system. It has been achieved by extending the hardware I/O interrupt function to provide its service directly to a problem program. The method of presenting some I/O interrupts to the control program has also been modified.