PCI Bus Demystified
- Fully describes PCI electrical specifications, mechanical requirements, and signal types
- Covers advanced topics through numerous design examples to increase the readers understanding of the subject
- Includes updated coverage of PCI-X 2.0
Table of Contents
INTRODUCING THE PERIPHERAL COMPONENT INTERCONNECT (PCI) BUS
the arbitration process
bus parking; latency
PCI bus commands
error detection and reporting
OPTIONAL AND ADVANCED FEATURES
the interrupt acknowledge command
ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL ISSUES
66 MHz PCI
PLUG AND PLAY CONFIGURATION
configuration address space
base address registers
generate special cycle
configuration address types
bus hierarchy and bus number registers
prefetching and posting
interrupt handling across a bridge
palette snooping; resource locking
Compact PCI bridging
HOT PLUG AND HOT SWAP: PCI Hot Plug
Hot Plug primitives
Compact PCI Hot Swap
- No. of pages: 250
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Newnes 2004
- Published: March 5, 2004
- Imprint: Newnes
- eBook ISBN: 9780080473680
About the Author
Doug Abbott is the principal of Intellimetrix, a consulting firm in Silver City, NM, specializing in hardware and software for industrial and scientific data acquisition and embedded product applications. Among his past and pre-sent clients are Agilent Technologies, Tektronix, Sandia National Laboratory and numerous smaller high-tech com-panies in Silicon Valley.
Mr. Abbott has over thirty years experience in various aspects of computer hardware and software design and has been an independent consultant for the past fifteen years. Prior to founding Intellimetrix, he managed software de-velopment for DSP Technology, Inc, a leading supplier of high-speed instrumentation.
Doug is also a popular instructor and seminar leader, who teaches classes in PC technology and real-time program-ming for University of California Berkeley Extension. He has taught the techniques of real-time programming and multi-tasking operating systems to hundreds of professional engineers. These classes can also be customized and made available for on-site presentation.
Mr. Abbott received an MSEE degree from the University of California at Berkeley.
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