[clug] PCI 2.2 devices and a non-PCI 2.2 bus
tony at bakeyournoodle.com
Sun Mar 7 06:23:48 GMT 2004
On Sat, Mar 06, 2004 at 06:35:13PM +1100, Michael Still wrote:
> so, I have a PCI 2.2 device (or at least the box says), and the random
> sacraficial machine I wanted to plug it into has an Intel 430TX PCI host
> bridge on board.
> When I plug the card in, the machine refuses to power up. This makes me
> very sad.
> Now, googling tells me that the Intel 430TX is a PCI 2.1 host bridge,
> which is I assume why it doesn't work. The machine is an Intel Pentium
> 133 machine from a very long time ago.
> So, after all that, my question. What is the oldest machine in my
> collection that I can reasonably expect to have a PCI 2.2 bus on the
> motherboard? Googling hasn't found anything which indicates to me what
> the first machines to ship with this version was.
Well according to:
an i810 was the first Intel chipset wich means lat pII on
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