Subject: Re: Interest in Broadcom crypto cards?
To: Thomas E. Spanjaard <email@example.com>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/20/2007 11:08:13
On Tue, Feb 20, 2007 at 01:37:59PM +0000, Thomas E. Spanjaard wrote:
> I'm left wondering what use PCI64/66 is there then? Sure, there are SoCs
> with PCI64/66 buses (Intel/Marvell?), but I haven't seen any solution
> where they offer that as PCI slot, save a couple of development boards.
> Is that perhaps what you're referring to?
These are very small, low-profile cards. If the SoC's chassis is
physically long enough to accomodate the (unused) extra pins on the 64
bit PCI connector, they should fit. I haven't tested them in a Soekris
chassis yet -- I can do that.
And lots of stuff supports 66MHz PCI on 32-bit slots.