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Special PC mode entered upon detection of undesired state
A system and method for monitoring a computer, particularly a pay-per-use computer, uses an isolated computing environment or supervisor. The isolated computing...
Computer object code obfuscation using boot installation
In the field of computer software, obfuscation techniques for enhancing software security are applied to compiled (object) software code. The obfuscation...
Software trusted computing base
A software trusted platform module (sTPM) operates in a hypervisor, receives trust assurances from specialized hardware, and extends this trust such that the...
Initializing platform-specific features of a platform during early stages
of booting the kernel
Techniques are described for providing a kernel with the ability to execute functions from a kernel module during processor initialization and initializing a...
Boot system has BIOS that reads rescue operating system from memory device
via input/output chip based on...
Boot systems and methods are provided. The boot system includes an IO (Input/Output) chip, a memory device, and a BIOS (Basic Input/Output System). The memory...
Method for activating a computer system in a low temperature environment
A method for booting a computer system under a low temperature state is disclosed. When a trigger signal of a pressed power button on the computer system is...
A machine including a processor, a boot block including an immutable segment and a mutable segment, one or more BIOS images stored on the mutable segment of the...
Multiprocessor communication device and methods thereof
During a boot process of a data processing device having a master bootstrap processor device and multiple slave processor devices, memory associated with the...
Semiconductor memory card access apparatus, a computer-readable recording
medium, an initialization method, and...
A predetermined number of erasable blocks positioned at a start of a volume area in a semiconductor memory card are provided so as to include volume management...
Automated services procurement through multi-stage process
A system which enables a secure network boot to address customer services offerings. The customer service offerings can include on-demand diagnostics to system...
Method and apparatus for system description and provisioning
Method and apparatus for system description and provisioning. In one embodiment, a system description and provisioning mechanism may be provided as a component...
Decoding/encoding method for booting from a NAND flash and system thereof
A decoding method for booting from a NAND Flash including a booting page storing a plurality of copies of NAND booting information and a plurality of...
A boot is disclosed having a first attachment region which is assigned to a joint, and a second attachment region which is assigned to a shaft. The boot has a...
A snowboard binding includes a base plate and a heel support attached directly or indirectly to this base plate so that it can pivot. Intermediate elements...
Flangeway former and rail boot system
A flangeway former and rail boot system where the flangeway former has an anchor for anchoring the former in surrounding material, and a groove for receiving a...
Decal protector and protection method
A decal plate assembly for a motocross motorcycle includes an underlying base plate such as a number plate that is mounted to the vehicle. A decal having...
Microprocessor boot-up controller connected to a processor and NAND flash
memory for controlling the boot-up of...
An information processing apparatus has a multi-valued NAND nonvolatile memory including a plurality of word lines and a plurality of memory cells connected to...
Method of running multiple operating systems on an X86-based computer
system having a dedicated memory region...
Two or more distinct operating systems (OSs) are loaded simultaneously and run on an x86 computer system. Each OS is booted serially and in such a way that the...
Multi processor system having direct access boot and direct access boot
A multiprocessor system having a direct access boot operation and a direct access boot method are provided to substantially reduce a boot error of processor...
Booting a computer system from central storage
A filter driver that is loaded during an initial part of the boot process enable operating systems that are not capable of booting from central storage to be...
Method and apparatus for booting from a flash memory without prior
knowledge of flash parameter information
Techniques for booting a computing device with a flash memory without knowledge of parametric information of the flash memory are described herein. In one...
Critical pre-OS driver verification
Before booting from a main OS into a pre-OS, a pre-OS management component verifies that all critical drivers are present in the pre-OS. The pre-OS management...
Estimation of probability of lambda failure through employment of lookup
A method for estimating a probability of failure of a least-squares ambiguity decorrelation adjustment (LAMBDA) method is provided. The LAMBDA method is used...
Test method using memory programmed with tests and protocol to communicate
between device under test and tester
In an embodiment, a test method is implemented to test an integrated circuit that includes at least one processor. The method may include programming a memory...
Dual-SIM mobile terminal and operation method for the same
A dual-SIM mobile terminal and operation method for the same are disclosed. The dual-SIM mobile terminal checks the number of installed SIM cards during...
Locator device for water-skis or water boards
A water-ski or water board locating device comprised of a buoyant body detachably secured to the top of the ski or board, behind the boot, by means of a base...
Gas turbine airfoil
A gas turbine airfoil (20) having a load-bearing core (30). A honeycomb structure (40A, 42A) is attached to pressure and/or suction sides (22, 24) of the core...
Spring cartridge for ski binding
The present invention relates to a spring cartridge for a ski binding, wherein the ski binding has a rotatable front binding part for attachment of a ski boot,...
Equine cold therapy apparatus and method
Apparatus for and methods of core cooling the blood of an equine animal. The apparatus is a flexible boot with an orthotic pad that has various features to...
Shoe tongue centralizer
The shoe tongue centralizer assembly includes a binding post and a centralizer band which, together prevent the tongue of any type of laced shoe, boot, or other...
Reducing startup time of an embedded system that includes an integrated
A method of reducing startup time of an embedded system can include: instantiating a circuit, specified by a first circuit design, within an integrated circuit...
System and method for authenticating a gaming device
A method and system are provided for authenticating and securing an embedded device using a secure boot procedure and a full non-volatile memory encryption...
Information processing apparatus and information processing method
An information processing apparatus including a hardware device, at least one application program configured to execute an operation utilizing the hardware...
In one embodiment, a method for trusted booting of a cryptographic processor system is disclosed. Default image(s) is loaded into a field-programmable logic...
Method and system for booting and automatically updating software, and
recovering from update error, and...
Provided are a booting method of updating software components installed in a system and recovering from an error that occurs in an update, a method and system...
Boot for a constant velocity joint
A constant velocity joint assembly includes an outer joint member and an inner joint member. A first shaft is coupled to the inner joint member for articulated...
Animal limb protective boot
A protective boot for an animal including a generally cylindrical leg portion having a top end and a bottom end and a top closure affixed to and circumscribing...
Women's low cut boot
Configuring a parallel computer based on an interleave rate of an
application containing serial and parallel...
Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for configuring an application for execution on a parallel computer that include: booting up a first subset of a...
Method of safe and recoverable firmware update and device using the same
A safe and recoverable firmware update method which for a remote embedded electronic device and the device thereof. The method includes reading an update status...
Addressing node failure during a hyperswap operation
A method, system, and article are provided to enable a Hyperswap operation in a clustered computer system. Each node in the system is configured with flash...
Method and apparatus for intelligent management of a network element
A network element (NE) includes an intelligent interface (II) with its own operating environment rendering it active during the NE boot process, and with...
In-circuit emulator and pod synchronized boot
A synchronized boot process for an In-Circuit Emulator system. A real microcontroller is operated in lock-step synchronization with a virtual microcontroller to...
Continuous heat welded flexible PVC membrane with an interlocking vapor
An assembly for sealing such as a rooftop which can include at least one type of projecting conduit such as a projecting pipe or an HVAC duct. A plurality of...
A padded shoe, such as a kicking boot, is disclosed that is lightweight and padded for use in mixed martial arts and other related activities. The padded shoe...