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1. (WO2017155500) AUXILIARY DEVICE IDENTIFICATION

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/155500    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/021139
Publication Date: Fri Sep 15 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Tue Mar 08 00:59:59 CET 2016
IPC: G06F 3/12
Applicants: HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P.
Inventors: KOEHLER, Duane A
GEMBALA, David
WESTLUND, Mark
TUCKER, Ed
TYLER, Jerrod
Title: AUXILIARY DEVICE IDENTIFICATION
Abstract:
An example system includes a primary device and at least one auxiliary device connected in series with the primary device. The auxiliary device has an identifier indicative of a position of the auxiliary device in the series. The identifier is based on a resistance value associated with the auxiliary device, the resistance value being based at least in part on an upstream device in the series.