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Re: Are PCI bridges automatically configured?
- Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2005 15:58:50 -0500
- From: Kate Feng <feng1 at bnl dot gov>
- Subject: Re: Are PCI bridges automatically configured?
Peter Dufault wrote:
> On Feb 25, 2005, at 3:44 PM, Kate Feng wrote:
> > You did it.
> > Any PMC device should have firmware to follow the PCI
> > standard to respond to a PCI bridge search. You just enabled
> > the search by increasing the limit of two.
> I don't understand - the device itself can't have the firmware, right?
> It doesn't know what CPU is doing the searching, and so it can't have
> what I'd usually consider "firmware". The device can have the info
> encoded on it for someone to do the searching, and so I'm wondering who
> did the searching to find the Acromag PMC board.