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SubjectRe: Flash Back -- kernel 2.1.111
On Mon, Feb 25, 2002 at 09:23:18AM +1100, Paul Mackerras wrote:
> Vojtech Pavlik writes:
> > On Mon, Feb 25, 2002 at 09:03:10AM +1100, Paul Mackerras wrote:
> > > Vojtech Pavlik writes:
> > >
> > > > > 83 MHz 55 MHz 41 MHz 0111 1101
> > > >
> > > > This one is a problem, because 41*2 != 55. However, this is also illegal
> > > > according to the PCI spec.
> > >
> > > Where does the PCI spec say that is illegal?
> >
> > Well, I'm assuming the 41 MHz clocked bus is not a 66-MHz type PCI bus
> > (doesn't have the 66 MHz bit set and can't operate at 20.5 MHz if you
> > plug in a card that can't do 66 MHz operation), rather it's an
> > overclocked 33 MHz bus.
>
> Yes, of course the 41MHz bus would have to conform to the rules for
> 66MHz buses. Does it, Troy?

I believe the bridge chip (64260) is capable of 66mhz operation on both
busses, so it would follow the 66mhz operation rules. I'm not sure about
this since it's not an immediate problem and I don't want to wade through
600pages of documentation to figure it out ;)

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