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SYSTEM TEST AND METHOD FOR CHECKING PROCESSOR OVER-CLOCKING BY RETRIEVING
AN ASSIGNED SPEED FROM AN REGISTER...
The present invention is designed to test whether a Central Processing Unit (CPU) in a computer system is being overclocked. That is, being run at a speed higher...
Method and apparatus for executing instructions loaded into a reserved
portion of system memory for...
According to one aspect of the present invention, a method is provided in which a portion of system memory is reserved during a system boot operation for storing...
Method and apparatus for deterministically booting a computer system having
A method for deterministically booting a computer system having redundant components includes the step of selecting hardware and software components. The...
Computer system for accessing initialization data and method therefor
A method and computer system for accessing initialization data stored in a boot ROM's memory space which is not used by a BIOS contained in the boot ROM. After...
Computer system and method for accessing a protected partition of a disk
drive that lies beyond a limited...
The invention may be embodied in a method and a related computer system. The computer system includes a host computer with a native drive-access routine having a...
Compact diagnostic connector for a motherboard of data processing system
A compact connector for a data processing system motherboard facilitates the performance of diagnostics on data processing system components. The connector...
Input/output communication networks and booting protocols
Methods for booting a computer from logically remote end nodes are provided. In one example, after a computer is powered up, a method validates end nodes that...
Power-interface assembly of susceptor for use in semiconductor fabrication
The present invention provides a susceptor power-interface assembly which is used for a chamber process module that includes a power supply, a process chamber...
Roller skating device
A roller skating device combining advantages of conventional roller and in-line skates, and skateboards is presented. A "boot" (as defined herein) for snugly...
A boot band includes a locking hole formed in an outer overlapping portion of a band body, a locking nail formed on an inner overlapping portion, and an ear...
Fault vector pointer table
A fault number is utilized by microcode fault handling to index into a fault array pointer table containing a plurality of pointers to entry descriptors...
System, apparatus and method for supporting multiple file systems in boot
A system, apparatus and method for supporting multiple file systems in boot code of a computer. The boot code according to the present invention first identifies...
Configuration of a network device via the network
A method and apparatus are provided that configure a new network device via the network. The method consists of initiating a boot sequence on a first device. The...
Wireless host with improved roustness and boot capabilities
A wireless host is used with a computer having a BIOS, an operating system, a serial bus interface coupled with the BIOS, the wireless host operating under a...
Data processing system and method for permitting a server computer system
to function as a virtual keyboard to...
A data processing system and method are described for permitting a server computer system to function as a remote keyboard input device for a client computer...
Memory programming method and system
A device, that includes nonvolatile memory, a peripheral antenna, and a peripheral radio frequency (RF) receiver, is configured to receive a peripheral RF signal...
Gate enhanced tri-channel positive charge pump
A gate enhanced tri-channel positive charge pump. The positive charge pump of one embodiment comprises a switching device to transfer charge from its input...
Odor eliminating items and methods of use for hunting
A regimen for hunting includes using a number of activated carbon-containing personal items in connection with a hunter's apparel and body to reduce the hunter's...
Integrated boot, seal and impeller system
An integrated boot, seal and impeller system is adapted for being driven by a pump shaft. The system includes an impeller unit having a plurality of radially...
System and method for a two piece spray nozzle
An aerosol tip mechanism for an aerosol-type dispenser for dispensing liquid content has a flexible outer shell, a rigid cap portion composed of lower and upper...
Method and apparatus for determining compatibility of computer programs
An information processing apparatus performs predetermined processing by executing a computer program. A program memory stores two boot addresses #1 and #2, each...
Extensible, flexible, memory efficient technique for network boot without
special DHCP/PXE hardware
A method, system, and program for network booting of a client computer is provided. The method comprises loading a special local bootstrap into a client computer...
Method and system for authenticated boot operations in a computer system of
a networked computing environment
Method and system aspects for performing an authenticated boot of a computer system in a networked computing environment are provided. The aspects include...
Method for controlling access to data by redirecting modifications of the
There is disclosed a method and apparatus for controlling access to and corruption of information in a computer system. In known "PC Virus" protection methods...
Portable computer supporting paging instructions
A portable computer is described that contains a circuit for receiving pages and performing security functions based on the received page. Once a page has been...
Shaft with a venting system
A shaft for a vehicle including a first member having an internal spline and defining an inner cavity, a second member having an external spline, and a boot...
Double tongue soccer boot/training shoe
A Soccer Boot/Training Shoe with an external tongue that has upon it rubberized ball agitators for applying spin to a soccer ball. The agitators are furrowed,...
Providing disk layout information to an operating system for booting after
The HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.backslash.SYSTEM.backslash.DISK.backslash.Information Windows NT registry key contains disk layout information, such as disk letter...
METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATICALLY INSTALLING AN INITIAL SOFTWARE
CONFIGURATION INCLUDING AN OPERATING SYSTEM...
A method for automatically installing an initial software configuration on at least one target computer in an installation system. The at least one target...
To effectively clear for a skier preparatory to a downhill skiing run other skiers that otherwise might be in harm's way, use is made of a metal rail of a...
Device for retaining a boot on a sports apparatus
A device for retaining a boot on a sports apparatus. The device includes a covering portion, which itself includes a longitudinal reinforcement and a ...
Hinge strap for snowboard conventional binding
A conventional (strap) binding assembly for use with a snowboard. The binding assembly comprises a frame (120) having a base portion (122) that receives a...
A multi-functional small pouch accessory that is made of a variety of materials and has easy access to storage for keys, money, identification, etc. The pouch is...
Collapsible, disposable MDI spacer and method
A disposable, expandable/collapsible medication inhalation apparatus for use with an MDI inhaler includes an elongated housing for receiving a plume of...
Spacer for a vacuum brake booster
A spacer for separating a brake booster from a wall comprises a support and a boot. The support is disposed between the booster and the wall, and has a breather...
Protection of boot block data and accurate reporting of boot block contents
In one embodiment, an integrated circuit device comprises a trusted platform module and a boot block memory unit covered by a common package. The boot block...
Shared resource arbitration method and apparatus
An arbiter apparatus for selecting an agent to use a shared resource such as memory. A normal round robin list is utilized in the selection process during boot...
Slotted cylinder transducer with trapezoidal cross-sectional electrodes
A slotted cylinder transducer assembly, which has an outer cylindrical shell having a gap. A cylindrical actuator is disposed adjacent and inside the shell and...
Attachment structure for joint boot
When forcibly mounting a fixture attached with a joint boot on an outer circumferential surface of an outer cup, a thick-walled section is pressed between an...
Base for supporting a boot on a board, the base including a device for
angular orientation in relation to the board
A base for supporting a boot on a board, the base having a device for angular orientation in relation to the board. The device includes a circular opening...
A shoe-plate, adapted to hold a boot of a user, is pivotally mounted on the middle portion of an elongated frame. The frame has one or two rear wheels and a fork...
Method and system for determining erase procedures run on a hard drive
A method and system for erasing a drive of a computer system is disclosed. The method and system include scrubbing the drive and writing a message to a portion...
Method and computer system for detecting and correcting a failure in a
computer application program during startup
Methods and systems for detecting and correcting computer software problems that cause an application program to crash upon startup are provided. Unsafe startup...
Optical fiber management system and method and fiber bender thereof
A fiber bending apparatus for bending an optical fiber in a networking device and an optical fiber management system and method are provided. The fiber bender...
Scuba diving fin
The present invention relates to a scuba diving fin. The scuba diving fin utilizes adjustment mechanisms for the fin blade to be rotatably adjusted and locked in...
Submarine apparatus having a spacer mechanism between a body and a boot
A submarine apparatus is laid undersea by a submarine-cable laying device. The submarine apparatus comprises a cylindrical body performing a signal processing, a...
Post-connectorization boot, connectorized fiber optic cable assembly
including same, and related methods
A strain relief boot that attaches to and can be removed from a pre-assembled fiber optic cable and connector, as well as, related strain relief boot designs and...
A binding in particular a step-in binding, for retaining a soft boot on a sliding device, in particular a snowboard, having retaining elements for the boot and...
Shell, particularly for a ski boot
A shell, particularly for a ski boot, constituted by a box-like main body which is open in an upward region and is rigidly coupled to a sole. The shell has, at...
Flash memory with fast boot block access
A flash memory device and system include a boot block voltage pump for providing a word line voltage to the boot block of the flash memory. At least one...