Subject: Re: Cyclades-8Y on macppc G3/G4
To: Andreas Wrede <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/28/2000 23:10:38
On Fri, Jul 28, 2000 at 10:39:29AM -0400, Andreas Wrede wrote:
> I have two additional datapoints:
> 1. The card works properly (ie. with interrupts) in a Apple Network
> Server 700 with the same kernel I built for the G3/G4s. 
> 2. In both the G3 and the G4, the card is in a long PCI slot (64
> bit?). There are not regular PCI slots on the G3/G4 motherboards.  In
> the ANS700 it's in a regular PCI slot.

What's the exact problem in the G3/G4 ? Interrupt ?
There are interrupts issues with pciide too ...

> Should the driver be aware of 32/64 bit PCI slots? Do they need to be
> initialized or handled differently?

A 32bit board should work transparently in a 64bit PCI slot; it's designed
that way.

Manuel Bouyer <>