Patent Number: 6,253,302

Title: Method and apparatus for supporting multiple overlapping address spaces on a shared bus

Abstract: A method and apparatus for supporting multiple overlapping address spaces on a shared bus includes both an address comparator and an address size indicator. The address comparator compares an address, corresponding to a request to be issued on the bus, to a plurality of address spaces. The address size indicator indicates a first address space of the plurality of address spaces to which the address corresponds.

Inventors: MacWilliams; Peter D. (Aloha, OR), Pawlowski; Stephen S. (Beaverton, OR)

Assignee: Intel Corporation

International Classification: G06F 12/06 (20060101); G06F 012/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018