Patent Number: 7,711,941

Title: Method and apparatus for booting independent operating systems in a multi-processor core integrated circuit

Abstract: A multiple-processor system and boot procedure are provided. The system includes an integrated circuit having first and second embedded processors. A volatile memory and a non-volatile memory are shared by the first and second processors. The non-volatile memory includes a set of boot load instructions executable by the first and second processors.

Inventors: Henry; Russell J. (Wichita, KS), Sandwell; James K. (Cheney, KS)

Assignee: LSI Corporation

International Classification: G06F 9/00 (20060101); G06F 13/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018