Patent Number: 6,401,146

Title: Device and method for controlling PCI ethernet

Abstract: Device and method for controlling a PCI ethernet in data transmission between a host computer and various media, is disclosed, the method including the steps of (1) storing data to be transmitted in a memory in succession until an amount of the data becomes greater than a threshold value when the data is transmitted in succession, (2) keeping the data stored in the memory as they are and storing data in the memory again starting from data which is not stored in the memory yet if an underrun occurs in the middle of data transmission and storing data in the memory again from beginning of the data if an error other than the underrun is occurred, and (3) determining completion of transmission of one full packet of data if no error is occurred, whereby shortening a time period required for transmission of data from a host computer to various media.

Inventors: Lee; Gye Hun (Seoul, KR)

Assignee: LG Semicon Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G06F 13/38 (20060101); G06F 013/14 ()

Expiration Date: 06/04/2019