Patent Number: 6,311,286

Title: Symmetric multiprocessing system with unified environment and distributed system functions

Abstract: The invention is directed to a memory controller for use with memory having varying timing characteristics. In particular, the timing characteristics of the various memory devices are determined and used to generate timing signals commensurate with each particular memory device.

Inventors: Bertone; James F. (Quincy, MA), DiPlacido, Jr.; Bruno (Dedham, MA), Joyce; Thomas F (Westford, MA), Massucci; Martin (Burlington, MA), McNally; Lance J. (Townsend, MA), Murray, Jr.; Thomas L. (Hollis, NH), Nibby, Jr.; Chester M. (Beverly, MA), Pence; Michelle A. (Chelmsford, MA), Sanfacon; Marc (North Chelmsford, MA), Shen; Jian-Kuo (Belmont, MA), Somers; Jeffrey S. (Lowell, MA), Steiner; G. Lewis (Milford, MA)

Assignee: NEC Corporation

International Classification: G06F 13/368 (20060101); G06F 12/08 (20060101); G06F 13/16 (20060101); G06F 13/36 (20060101); G06F 009/26 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018