Electronic devices having integrated reset systems and methods thereof

  • US 9,069,536 B2
  • Filed: 10/30/2012
  • Issued: 06/30/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/31/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A method of power cycling an electronic device having a data processor, the method comprising:

  • enabling a reset circuit to provide a reset signal to a data processor of an electronic device to initiate a first power reset cycle;

    supplying power to the data processor while enabling the reset circuit to initialize the electronic device to a known state;

    disabling the reset circuit while maintaining power to the data processor to operate the electronic device and to complete the first power reset cycle;

    enabling the reset circuit while maintaining power to the data processor to initiate a second power reset cycle;

    removing power to the data processor while the reset circuit is enabled to perform the second power reset cycle; and

    disabling the reset circuit to complete the second power reset cycle.

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