Optimizing network connections in a data processing system with multiple network devices

  • US 20040122952A1
  • Filed: 12/18/2002
  • Published: 06/24/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/18/2002
  • Status: Abandoned Application
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1. A data processing device, comprising:

  • at least two network connection devices each enabling the device to communicate via a network;

    means for selecting one of the network connection devices responsive to a request for a network communication, wherein the selection is based a comparison of parameters associated with each network connection device;

    means for deactivating at least one of the network connection devices not selected; and

    means for processing the requested network communication using the selected network connection device.

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