Patent Number: 7,827,343

Title: Method and apparatus for providing accelerator support in a bus protocol

Abstract: The present invention provides a method and apparatus for processing a bus protocol packet in order to provide accelerator support. A component receives a bus protocol packet having a requester identifier. The component looks up an agent routing field. The component routes the bus protocol packet to an accelerator agent based on the agent routing field. It processes the bus protocol packet at the accelerator agent based on the agent routing field.

Inventors: Frey; Bradly George (Austin, TX), Thurber; Steven Mark (Austin, TX), Wottreng; Andrew Henry (Rochester, MN)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 13/36 (20060101); G06F 15/173 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00