|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 192 인용 특허 : 2|
A method and apparatus for automatic configuration of a computer system is provided wherein one or more system peripheral or I/O devices can be interfaced to the computer system through I/O boards that plug into a system motherboard. Each of the I/O devices includes a controlling device driver module that operates under a program code stored in a read only memory resident on the I/O board and by which the device driver module allows the computer system to communicate with its associated peripheral and I/O devices. Accordingly, a system user is not requir...
Apparatus for data processing system autoconfiguration, comprising: a system motherboard, including a plurality of data processing system pollable peripheral device slots; at least one device driver module resident on an I/O board, for connecting an associated selected peripheral device to said data processing system via a corresponding motherboard slot and for controlling said peripheral device in accordance with data processing system operation; an identifying header, prefatory to said device driver module and responsive to data processing system perip...