Patent Number: 8,819,265

Title: Managing flow control buffer

Abstract: A count of data segments is maintained. The count includes data segments in a queue and data segments in transit between a data source and the queue. A flow of data segments from the data source is controlled, based on a value of the count.

Inventors: Tierney; James (Carp, CA), Stuart; David (Almonte, CA), Venables; Bradley (Nepean, CA)

Assignee: Rockstar Consortium US LP

International Classification: G06F 15/16 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018