[coreboot] a question about hardware and PCI

Corey Osgood corey.osgood at gmail.com
Sun Apr 10 08:46:39 CEST 2011

On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 2:14 AM, ali hagigat <hagigatali at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a general question about a PCI-to-PCI bridge.
> If the device has a positive decoder and receives an address in the
> range of the addresses it should respond. Then it claims the address
> and forwards it to the secondary interface. Now suppose no target on
> the secondary interface claims the transaction and master-abort
> happens for the second interface. What will happen to the primary
> interface then?
> Why PCI specifications do not explain the connection between the state
> machines of the primary and secondary interfaces?


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