Method to track master contribution information in a write buffer

  • US 6,678,838 B1
  • Filed: 08/23/1999
  • Issued: 01/13/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/23/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A microcontroller, comprising:

  • an internal bus;

    a plurality of masters coupled to the internal bus;

    a memory coupled to the internal bus;

    a memory controller coupled to the internal bus and accessible by each of the plurality of masters, the memory controller comprising;

    a buffer, coupled between the plurality of masters and the memory, comprising;

    a plurality of master trace bits to designate which of the plurality of masters contributed data to the buffer.

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