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SubjectRE: cPCI development
On Wed, 20 Sep 2000 Justin.Skists@aculab.com wrote:

> Am I right in assumming that 2.2.14 (as from RH6.2) supports cPCI? Or do I
> need to start developing on 2.4?

? I believe, that PCI and cPCI are from SW view identical. I run linux
(2.2.13+) on many cPCI systems and it works cool. :-)

> I really do need to do some research into this, if I knew where to start. I
> need some docs! (either paper, URL, or the straight-jacket kind)

Kind regards
Filip
> Justin.
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Russell King [SMTP:rmk@arm.linux.org.uk]
> >
> > Justin.Skists@aculab.com writes:
> > > I'm about to embark on some compact-PCI driver development for Linux and
> > I
> > > was wondering where I can find some info. Is there any difference
> > between
> > > PCI and cPCI development on Linux?
> > >
> > > URLs would be great! Or, if this is the wrong list for driver
> > development
> > > issues, a pointer to the correct mailing list would be lovely.
> >
> > I believe that cPCI is the same as normal PCI from the software point of
> > view.
> > However, cPCI has different connectors.
> >
> > I'm currently working on an ARM development board which can be used either
> > as a ATX motherboard with PCI slots, or plugged into a cPCI backplane, and
> > the only thing between the two is a standard DEC PCI to PCI bridge.
> >
> > Disclaimer: I haven't done any in-depth investigations yet, so I could be
> > talking complete and utter nonsense here.
> >
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