Subject: Re: PCI card orientation (was: Re: supported 3.3V PCI cards (sound and TV))
To: Dieter <>
From: Emmanuel Dreyfus <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 02/11/2006 20:52:14
Dieter <> wrote:

> > There are some PCI boards that are correctly oriented (e.g.: some quad
> > port ethernet boards). How are the different board orientation called? I
> > thought the orientation reflected the 3.3V vs 5V difference, but I now
> > believe it's wrong. 
> Unless you have a very very strange setup, the external connectors go
> to the rear panel.

The soekris case is done so that the PCI connectors should go to the
front pannel. With the connector oriented to the rear panel, the PCI
card does not fit in the case, anyway (it goes beyond the rear panel)

Emmanuel Dreyfus