TOLERATING SOFT ERRORS BY SELECTIVE DUPLICATION

Nabil Elnozahy Elmootazbellah (Inventor), William Stephenson Mark (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

A method, system, and computer usable program product for tolerating soft errors by selective duplication are provided in the illustrative embodiments. An application executing in a data processing system, selects an instruction that has to be protected from soft errors. The instruction is marked for duplication such that the instruction is duplicated during execution of the instruction. The marked instruction is sent for execution to a hardware front end.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Patent numberUS2011296228
IPCG06F 11/ 07 A I
Priority date05/27/10
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011
Externally publishedYes

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