Device with host indication combination

  • US 5,319,752 A
  • Filed: 09/18/1992
  • Issued: 06/07/1994
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/18/1992
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A device for combining indications relating to transfer of data blocks to a destination device, comprising:

  • a buffer memory;

    means, coupled to the buffer memory, for receiving the data blocks from a data source, each data block having an amount of data;

    means, coupled to the buffer memory and the destination device, for transferring the data blocks, including a first data block and second data block, from the buffer memory to the destination device;

    means, coupled to the buffer memory and the destination device, for generating a first signal near the end of the transfer of the first data clock;

    means, coupled to the buffer memory and the destination device, for generating a second signal near the start of the transfer of the second data block; and

    means, coupled to the means for generating a first signal and the means for generating a second signal, for delaying the first signal for a time interval based upon an expected occurrence of the second signal.

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