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 method of Claim 1, wherein said storage comprises solid-state memory having a capacity of at least 32 megabytes. 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, ...