[parisc-linux] PCI-like busses
Fri, 03 Sep 1999 11:27:10 -0700
Philipp Rumpf wrote:
> > Not quite - removed support for more than one type of PCI bus adapter.
> > PA platforms only support one type of PCI bus adapter at a time.
> Sorry ? Alex told me the exact opposite when I asked him and I relied on that
> So: Are there parisc boxen with more than one type of interface to PCI-like
B/C/D class boxen haben PCI u. EISA (u. GSC) "slots".
Since learning EISA/ISA busses are "PCI-like", the answer is "yes".
And if this answer is right, then I'll put back the "multi-bus type"
support in pci.h. I don't get how EISA would use these services
(perhaps just the IRQ stuff?) but I'll trust you on that.
> For example, can I take a Dino-on-a-card card and put it into a box
> which does not use Dino as native-to-PCI bridge ?
Yes - but I'm only aware of K/T class "form factor" (shape/size).
These won't normally fit in the A/B/C/D class boxes which also have
GSC slots. Any other HP person know if any card-mode Dino's were
made for workstations?
(Next week I'll see if I can wedge the K-class one into a workstation
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