Patent Number: 7,752,397

Title: Repeated conflict acknowledgements in a cache coherency protocol

Abstract: In a cache coherency protocol multiple conflict phases may be utilized to resolve a data request conflict condition. The multiple conflict phases may avoid buffering or stalling conflict resolution, which may reduce system inefficiencies.

Inventors: Spink; Aaron (San Francisco, CA), Beers; Robert (Beaverton, OR)

Assignee: Intel Corporation

International Classification: G06F 13/14 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 7/06/12018