Patent Number: 7,085,878

Title: Transportation of main memory and intermediate memory contents

Abstract: A nonvolatile memory module. The module includes a nonvolatile memory array and a connector allowing the array to make connection with a host system. A memory controller operates to either create an image of a nonvolatile intermediate memory in response to an imaging request or populate a nonvolatile intermediate memory in response to an installation request.

Inventors: Royer, Jr.; Robert J. (Portland, OR), Garney; John I. (Portland, OR)

Assignee: Intel Corporation

International Classification: G06F 12/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/01/02018