Patent Number: 8,819,700

Title: System and method for synchronous inter-thread communication

Abstract: A method and apparatus configured to allow independent threads to communicate synchronously through a block of memory accessible to at least two independent threads for bi-directional communication. The method and apparatus simplify the conversion of computer code to a multi-threaded architecture by allowing threads to effectively interact through function calls and data returns.

Inventors: Lynn; James A. (Rose Hill, KS), Gitchell; Anthony D. (Wichita, KS)

Assignee: LSI Corporation

International Classification: G06F 9/46 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018