Subject: Re: CVS commit: src
To: current users NetBSD <current-users@netbsd.org>
From: Eric Delcamp <edelcamp@easynet.fr>
List: current-users
Date: 01/10/1999 00:26:33
Hi !

Nothing important but PCI exists on Alpha architecture.
Is it limited to 33 Mhz ? I think I have read that the limit is 66 Mhz.

Thanks.

-----Message d'origine-----
De : John Nemeth <jnemeth@cue.bc.ca>
 : Matt Thomas <matt@3am-software.com>
Cc : current-users@netbsd.org <current-users@netbsd.org>
Date : samedi 9 janvier 1999 12:03
Objet : Re: CVS commit: src


>} >} Modified Files:
>} >} src/share/man/man4: pciide.4
>} >} Log Message:
>} >} PCI busses run at 30 or 33 Mhz, not 60 or 66. Noticed by Soren S.
Jorvan.
>} >     PCI busses can run at speeds up to 100Mhz.
>} Not true.  PCI officially maxes at 33Mhz (unless you are using 66Mhz PCI
but
>} that's unlikely).  Another common frequency is 25 Mhz (P75s ran at that).
>     You're right, I goofed.  I was thinking of the CPU/RAM bus speed
>of newer x86 boxes.