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block multiplexer channel (BMUX)

A block multiplex channel (BMUX) is a connection link that combines the advantages of a multiplex channel and a selector channel. This is achieved by exchanging input commands and output commands between the centralprocessing unit and peripheral devices of a data processing system. The block multiplex channel is a parallel-structured IBM input/output channel that allows the fast transmission of entire data blocks.

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Updated at: 10.03.2008
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