Reconfigurable bus

  • US 4,933,845 A
  • Filed: 09/04/1987
  • Issued: 06/12/1990
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/04/1987
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method of configuring a bus to interface with a first or second type of device comprising:

  • (a) causing a first type of device to assert a bit on a predetermined line of said bus when said first type of device is coupled thereto and causing said type of device to not assert said bit when said second type of device is coupled thereto; and

    (b) configuring said bus a first way if said bit is asserted and a second way if said bit is not asserted.

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