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Title: Method and apparatus for synchronizing clocks prior to the execution of a flush operation

Abstract

A multiprocessor system is described which includes a clock signal energizing the processor and a different clock signal energizing the main memory, comprising: synchronizing means for synchronizing the clock signal energizing the second processor with the different signal energizing the main memory; and means for flushing the desired page of data from the cache of the second processor to the main memory for storage therein when the synchronizing means completes the synchronization of the clock signal energizing the second processor with the clock signal energizing the main memory, the desired page of data stored in the main memory being utilized by the first processor in the execution of an instruction.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6024729
Patent Number(s):
US 4827401
Assignee:
International Business Machines Corp., Armonk, NY
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: Filed date 24 Oct 1984
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE; ARRAY PROCESSORS; SUPERCOMPUTERS; SYNCHRONIZATION; COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE; MEMORY MANAGEMENT; PARALLEL PROCESSING; RECORDING SYSTEMS; SIGNAL CONDITIONING; TIMING PROPERTIES; COMPUTERS; DIGITAL COMPUTERS; PROGRAMMING; 990210* - Supercomputers- (1987-1989)

Citation Formats

Hrustich, J, and Jackson, Jr, E W. Method and apparatus for synchronizing clocks prior to the execution of a flush operation. United States: N. p., 1989. Web.
Hrustich, J, & Jackson, Jr, E W. Method and apparatus for synchronizing clocks prior to the execution of a flush operation. United States.
Hrustich, J, and Jackson, Jr, E W. Tue . "Method and apparatus for synchronizing clocks prior to the execution of a flush operation". United States.
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title = {Method and apparatus for synchronizing clocks prior to the execution of a flush operation},
author = {Hrustich, J and Jackson, Jr, E W},
abstractNote = {A multiprocessor system is described which includes a clock signal energizing the processor and a different clock signal energizing the main memory, comprising: synchronizing means for synchronizing the clock signal energizing the second processor with the different signal energizing the main memory; and means for flushing the desired page of data from the cache of the second processor to the main memory for storage therein when the synchronizing means completes the synchronization of the clock signal energizing the second processor with the clock signal energizing the main memory, the desired page of data stored in the main memory being utilized by the first processor in the execution of an instruction.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1989},
month = {5}
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