Re: Request: increase in PCI bus limit

From: Dr. Kelsey Hudson (
Date: Fri Feb 09 2001 - 19:29:49 EST

On Wed, 31 Jan 2001, Scott Laird wrote:
> On Wed, 31 Jan 2001, George wrote:
> > Also account for anything else funny in the system.
> >
> > Then panic on boot if they're wrong (sort of like processor type).
> Where do cards with PCI-PCI bridges, like multiport PCI ethernet cards,
> fit into this? I can easily add 3 or 4 extra busses into a box just by
> grabbing a couple extra Intel dual-port Ethernet cards.

Notice the 'also account for anything funny' line. Multiport ethernet
cards IMO fall under this category.

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