Patent Number: 7,823,002

Title: Digital reliability monitor having autonomic repair and notification capability

Abstract: An integrated circuit, including: a pulse generator adapted to generate a pulsed signal; a cycle counter adapted to count cycles of the pulsed signal; one or more repairable circuit elements; and a repair processor adapted to repair a repairable circuit element when the cycle counter reaches a pre-determined cycle count.

Inventors: Bonaccio; Anthony R. (Shelburne, VT), LeStrange; Michael (South Burlington, VT), Tonti; William R. (Essex Junction, VT), Ventrone; Sebastian T. (South Burlington, VT)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 1/00 (20060101); G06F 1/04 (20060101); G06F 11/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-26 0:00:00