C3PO: Improving IO Interface Bandwidth Utilization by Packing Commands and Responses
Original Publication Date: 2006-Jul-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2006-Jul-31
Disclosed are two methods of improving the efficiency of an IO interface that uses packets containing control and data sub-packets where the control sub-packets contain both command and response fields. The methods reduce the probability of sending a control sub-packet with an empty command or response field.