Subject: Re: PCI card orientation (was: Re: supported 3.3V PCI cards (sound and TV))
To: Emmanuel Dreyfus <>
From: David Laight <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 02/11/2006 17:24:24
On Sat, Feb 11, 2006 at 05:52:14PM +0100, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> I just discovered there was a manual :-)
> Chuck Swiger says all modern boards are 3.3V boards. Is that wrong? I
> purchased a WinTV a few weeks ago, so I assume it's a 3.3V device, but
> it does inserts upside down.

Quite a few are 5v ...
The WiFi card that came with my ASUS A8V is also 5v (and won't go in a 4801)

> Will that board work with the 4801? If it does, can I have it correctly
> oriented? 

If it won't go in the right way around, it won't work!
(and neither the board nor machine will work afterwards).


David Laight: