Asynchronous memory access queuing

  • US 8,037,249 B1
  • Filed: 09/27/2007
  • Issued: 10/11/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/28/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method comprising:

  • pinning memory buffers in a managed memory environment by using a recursive function call to allow a variable number of memory buffers to be dynamically pinned;

    issuing data transfer requests to a peripheral device, each request corresponding to at least one of the pinned memory buffers; and

    asynchronously accessing at least one of the pinned buffers in response to the requests.

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