US Patent No: 8,116,203

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Multiple virtual channels for use in network devices

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A method for establishing a virtual channel between network devices is disclosed. In the case of a local network device establishing a virtual channel with a remote network device, a virtual channel request message is sent from the local network device to the remote network device. A virtual channel acknowledgement message and a remote capability list are received and a virtual channel resume message and a local capability list are sent. The virtual channel is then enabled. In the case of a remote network device establishing a virtual channel with a local network device, a virtual channel request message is received from a local network device by a remote network device. A virtual channel acknowledgement message and a remote capability list are sent and a virtual channel resume message and a local capability list are received. The virtual channel is then enabled.

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BROADCOM CORPORATIONIRVINE, CA10635

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Ambe, Shekhar San Jose, US 102 2951
Christie, Allan Fremont, US 5 65
Elzur, Uri Irvine, US 85 1720
Kadambi, Shiri Los Altos Hill, US 55 1975
Kalkunte, Mohan Sunnyvale, US 109 2746
Lund, Martin Menlo Park, US 34 416
Relan, Sandeep Bangalore, IN 33 855
Talayco, Daniel San Jose, US 17 194

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