Patent Number: 6,298,398

Title: Method to provide checking on data transferred through fibre channel adapter cards

Abstract: The present invention provides checking on information units sent and received as packets over fiber channel networks by providing check bits on the header information and separate check bits on the data.

Inventors: Elliott; Joseph C. (North Creek, NY), Casper; Daniel F. (Poughkeepsie, NY), Ricci; Louis W. (Hyde Park, NY), Beardsley; Brent C. (Tucson, AZ), Huang; Catherine C. (Poughkeepsie, NY)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 13/12 (20060101); G06F 011/10 (); G06F 011/12 (); G06F 013/00 (); G06F 011/00 (); H04J 003/02 ()

Expiration Date: 10/02/2018