Pre-Grant Publication Number: 20070162625
Filing Date: January 11, 2006
Inventors: Ashley Saulsbury, David Redman, Gregory Onufer, John Johnson
Assignee(s): SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC.
Current U.S. Classification: 710, 710/008000
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The service processor of Claim 9, further comprising: a connection to a hypervisor configured to manage access to the one or more devices by multiple operating systems executing simultaneously on the computer platform. Annotations(1) #38Method and system for providing device driver configurations on demand Applies to Claims 1,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,2,20,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 Submitted by: Kent WilliamsCreated: almost 6 years ago
Patent/Application # 5,815,731
A method and system for providing device driver configurations on demand during runtime within a computer system is disclosed. In accordance with a method of the present invention, a Hardware Namespace is constructed by a Hardware Resource Manager and a Logical Device Namespace is constructed by a Logical Device Manager within the computer system. A determination is made as to whether or not the peripheral device is contained within the Hardware Namespace and whether or not a device driver for the peripheral device is also contained within the Logical Device Namespace, ...
Annotations(0) #42Dynamically configurable portable computer system Applies to Claims 1,10,13,14,15,16,17,2,20,3,4,5,7,8,9 Submitted by: Hunter ChoreyLast updated: almost 6 years ago
Patent/Application # 5014193
A dynamically configurable computer system which includes apparatus for storing former and sensed current system configuration data and for automatically reconfiguring the system without user interaction.
Annotations(0) #43System and method for installing and servicing an operating system in a computer or information appliance . Applies to Claims 1,10,13,14,15,16,17,2,20,3,4,5,7,8,9 Submitted by: Hunter ChoreyLast updated: almost 6 years ago
Patent/Application # 6763458
The invention provides apparatus, computer program, and method for multiple operating system support and a fast startup capability in a computer or information appliance. It permits execution of one of a plurality of available operating systems at the time of powering on the device and where data generated within one of the plurality of operating systems is available to a different application program executing within a different operating system on the same device.