Bus system and bus interface

  • US 20030101298A1
  • Filed: 09/24/2002
  • Published: 05/29/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/27/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A bus system comprising a first station (202) and a second station (203, 204) coupled by a bus for transferring data and control signals, said bus operating according to a protocol in which said first station (202) repeatedly sends requests to said second station (203, 204) and said second station (203, 204) responds to said requests, characterized in that said first station (202) comprises an interruptible processor (206) and a bus interface (207), where said bus interface (207) is operable for interrupting said interruptible processor (206) upon reception of selected responses of said second station (203, 204), and said interruptible processor (206) is operable to handle the interrupts of said bus interface (207).

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