Advertisement

Inter-Channel Communication Network

  • Christophe Rabéjac
  • David Powell
Chapter

Abstract

Central to the architecture is an inter-channel communication network (ICN), which consists of an ICN-manager for each channel and unidirectional serial links to interconnect the ICN-managers. In the current implementation, which is detailed in Section 10.1 (Chapter 10), the ICN-manager is a Motorola 68040-based board with a dual-port shared memory for asynchronous communication with the intra-channel VME back-plane bus. Serial links are provided by Motorola 68360-based piggyback boards. Each such board provides two Ethernet links. One link is configured as transmit only, the other links are configured as receive only. An ICN-manager can thus simultaneously transmit data to the remote ICN-managers over its outgoing serial link and receive data from the remote ICN-managers over the other links.

Keywords

Clock Time Clock Synchronisation Faulty Node Remote Node Local Clock 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Christophe Rabéjac
  • David Powell

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations