[LinuxBIOS] PhyWrite [SPI flash-chips] PCI ROM
pawn2be.wild at yahoo.de
Wed Mar 21 14:37:16 CET 2007
Bari Ari schrieb:
> Quux wrote:
>> the xilinx looks nicer than the altera except the latter pas pci and
>> also some example designs as pci expansion cards come with it. on the
>> little patch area there may be just enough space for some
>> small-outline memory like RAM, connector to plcc socket or such. --Q
> What advantage to you see with PCI over USB and Ethernet?
> PCI is disappearing from desktop/server mainboards and was never on
> laptops except in the form of miniPCI.
> USB and Ethernet is available on almost all desktop/server mainboards
> and laptops.
You can do memory mapped I/O which is fast and simple. Physics cards are
mostly PCI cards for speed reasons.
A hardware chess computer would best be done as pci card too, I guess.
You could work towards hardware debugger capabilities using a compact
NMI-Service Routine. for our purpose, both systems are eligible tho. --Q
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