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Network station suitable for supplying indicated default values for boot
A method for booting a user station in a computer network in which a boot sequence is initiated by retrieving boot parameter information from a remote boot...
Self correcting server with automatic error handling
A reliable and automated boot process for computer systems of limited access. Both the power-on routine and the operating system report error conditions to...
Masking logical unit numbers in a shared data storage system
A computer system has at least two processing nodes and a shared data storage system comprising a number of storage units. Each storage unit has a logical unit...
High directivity microphone array
A microphone array for providing a focused field of optimum audio reception is disclosed. The array has a series of interconnected microphones spaced within a...
Hinge system for motor vehicle boot lid comprising an articulated arm and a
A motor vehicle trunk door articulated to the ends of a first arm mounted pivoting, at its other end, about a vertical lateral pin integral with a body. The...
Furniture leg protector
A leg base for outdoor furniture for fitting on the end of a leg and acting as a boot to permit sliding of the leg and to protect it from damage, and having a...
Device adapted for use in donning a ski boot and method of using said
A device suitable for use in donning a ski boot and a method of using the device to don a ski boot. According to a preferred embodiment, the device comprises a...
System and method of initializing and determining a bootstrap processor
[BSP] in a fabric of a distributed...
A method for initializing a computing system comprising a plurality of devices which communicate on a communication link comprising a plurality of independent...
Method and system for supporting multiple cache configurations
A processor card for supporting multiple cache configurations, and a microprocessor for selecting one of the multiple cache configurations is disclosed. The...
Non-volatile semiconductor memory device that can be fabricated with
erasure unit modified
Particular blocks are a boot block and parameter block having a storage capacity smaller than that of a general block. In the case where a boot block is not...
Non-volatile semiconductor memory device
A non-volatile semiconductor memory device includes a non-volatile memory element group having a first storage area which stores booting data and a second...
A snowboard binding mechanism for securing a snowboard boot to a snowboard includes at least one moveable engagement member having an open position and at least...
Hardware independent implementation of computer system BIOS recovery
Either a backup BIOS or a main BIOS in a non-volatile memory is used to fully boot a computer system, depending on the validity of the main BIOS, successful...
Client-side boot domains and boot rules
Each software component loaded for a verified operating system on a client computer must satisfy a set of boot rules for a boot certificate. A verified operating...
Methods and apparatus for remote configuration of an appliance on a network
A network appliance is capable of remote booting and obtaining its configuration information from a source located far away. The network appliance can be shipped...
Flash memory having enhanced yield and having enhanced reliability in
redundant and dummy circuits
Redundant circuits 11 to 15 are provided in correspondence to memory blocks 1 to 5, respectively. Bit lines BL0 to BL15 are located across the memory blocks....
A snowboarding boot includes a sole assembly having an outsole with a the lower face for contacting a ground surface and a reinforcing piece. Further included is...
A sports shoe, in particular a soccer boot, comprises a sole (1) which is made of plastic and has on its underside (2) at least one carrier surface (3 to 5)...
Automated recovery of computer appliances
Aspects of the invention provide methods and architectures for enhancing the reliability of computer appliances and reducing the possibilities that human...
Method and system for bootstrapping from a different boot image when
computer system is turned on or reset
A system and related method are described for booting from one of multiple boot images that includes a processor coupled to a main memory, a number of boot...
Apparatus and method for detecting a change in system hardware
configuration to reduce the amount of time to...
An apparatus and method are disclosed for reducing the amount of time to execute a boot sequence, such as a power-on self-test (POST) routine, by eliminating a...
Method for flashing ESCD and variables into a ROM
A computer system for flashing Extended System Configuration Data (ESCD) and associated variables to a flash read-only memory (ROM) is provided. During...
Method of manufacturing a boot seal
In a process and an apparatus for making a plastic sleeve (56), plastic is fed into an extruder die (216). The plastic is extruded from the extruder die (216) as...
Elastomeric connector assembly and method for producing the assembly
A connector assembly having a supporting boot and a connector that is retained with the boot and a method for producing the connector assembly. The boot serves...
A no-till seed planter includes a wheel mounted frame having at least one rock shaft carrying a rank of seed planting assemblies connected to the rock shaft by...
Minefield shoe and method for manufacture thereof
A minefield shoe for reducing the danger of accidental detonation of a land mine by a wearer of the shoe, the shoe including: (a) a cushion including a plurality...
Network communication device identification in a communication network
An identification system is disclosed that is configured to identify communication devices on a network. The identification system is comprised of boot circuitry...
Method and system for loading fonts by caching font-loading information
A method and system for efficiently loading fonts at the boot time of a computer uses a cache file to store font-loading information for the installed fonts. The...
Providing a reliable operating system for clients of a net-booted
A method and apparatus are provided for supplying a reliable and maintainable operating system in a net-booted environment. According to one embodiment, a...
System and method for receiving information from a test apparatus
A system that includes a computer system configured to boot using a system firmware is provided. The system firmware includes instructions for causing the...
Knee/foot/ankle combination coil for MRI systems
A MRI RF coil for use on a human leg having a knee, ankle and foot. The coil includes a knee coil section and a foot/ankle coil section. The sections are...
A mat provides for cleaning and disinfection of the soles of boots or shoes worn by humans, hooves of animals, and/or tires of automobiles or farm equipment. The...
Seat boot with cover
An infant or child seat boot including a main portion shaped to be removably coupled to the seat bottom of an infant or child seat to define a space therebetween...
Closure device for a protective suit
A method and combination creates an air tight CBR impervious barrier for combatants. Protective garments including a protective overgarment, gloves, and...
Method and apparatus for default factory image restoration of a system
A method and apparatus for restoring a system including a hard drive having a main logical disk and a recovery local disk, to a pristine state. The method...
Method and apparatus for sending boot programs to workstation computers
over a network in a controlled process
An apparatus and method for controlling boot programs sent by a server computer system to a plurality of client computer systems in response to a plurality of...
Image processing apparatus and its status information notifying method
A multi-function system boots up a WWW server in which an applet is embedded. When a browser, which is executed on PCs, requests an HTTP file, the multi-function...
Body weight supports and teaching aid
The invention relates to body supports and teaching aids particular for use during skiing. Skiing to greater or to lesser degrees imposes strains on the muscles...
Adjustable skate having a bladder
An adjustable skate includes a boot, a liner, and a bladder. The boot includes an upper and a sole, the upper having a toe cap and a heel portion. The liner is...
Replaceable ground engaging tip and wear resistant insert therefor
A ground engaging tip for a seed boot attachment for depositing a seed within a furrow. The tip including a conical shape member formed of three generally planar...
Apparatus and method for performing surveillance prior to boot-up of an
An apparatus and method for performing surveillance prior to boot-up of an operating system is provided. The apparatus and method include an error detector that...
Dynamic firmware image creation from an object file stored in a reserved
area of a data storage device of a...
A method and apparatus are provided for dynamically creating an executable image from an Object File Format (OFF) file stored in a reserved area 175 of one of a...
Computer capable of rewriting an area of a non-volatile memory with a boot
program during self mode operation...
There is provided a computer that can safely rewrite any one of the areas where a boot program is stored with fewer actions in the self-mode. A nonvolatile...
Impregnated convoluted boot
The invention relates to an impregnating agent for a convoluted boot consisting of a thermplastic or elastomer material and used for covering the chamber of a...
Tie rod end with purgative grease zerk and purgeless tie rod boot
A tie rod end having a purgative zerk for removal of used lubricants is provided. In one embodiment of the invention, the tie rod end includes a socket member...
Snowboard boot binding mechanism
A snowboard boot binding mechanism includes a base member having a recessed channel. A first plate is slidably attached to the base member. A first pair of...
Snowboard binding system
A snowboard binding system is provided that is relatively easy to step-in and step-out of. The snowboard binding has a base member, a front binding member...
Replaceable skate assembly
A replaceable skate assembly includes a boot, a base mounted on a bottom of the boot, and a locking device mounted in the base. The locking device includes a...
Dive boot purge system
A water purging system for a flexible diving boot, including a first layer of flexible material located adjacent the interior of the boot in contact with the...