[eepro100] pci 2.2

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Mon Apr 22 16:22:01 2002

On Mon, 15 Apr 2002, XH Xiao wrote:
> >From: Donald Becker <becker@scyld.com>

> >Huh?  Are you certain?  PCI v2.1 cards should work in v2.2 slots.  The
> >new features are mostly minor tweaks.  The 3.3V aux and SMBus support
> >are the interesting additions.
> PCI2.2 universal card can work in PCI2.1 slots. However PCI2.1 card can not
> be used in PCI2.2 slots. First the slot is different, second the voltage is
> differenlt(5v vs. 3.3v)

Hmmm, isn't this the already-existing 3.3V-only vs. 5V-only slot keying
difference?  I haven't seen anything that indicates that old PCI cards
wouldn't work in new v2.2 slots.

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