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PCI-X System Architecture 9780201726824

PCI-X System Architecture

ISBN-10: 0201726823
ISBN-13: 9780201726824
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PUBLISHER: Addison Wesley Professional
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Product Description: PCI-X is the successor to the Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) Bus Specification, the current standard that enables communication between peripheral devices and the computer processor. A major improvement over the older PCI technology, PCI-X enables significantly higher performance with transfer rates of up to 1.06 GB per second. PCI-X System Architecture is a detailed and comprehensive guide to the PCI-X technology. It highlights the many changes and improvements from PCI 2.2 to PCI-X, so that you can build on your PCI knowledge to master PCI-X with greater ease. The book discusses the drawbacks of PCI and how PCI-X solves these problems, achieving faster transfer rates. In addition, it presents in-depth information and practical guidance on the PCI-X transaction protocol, device configuration for PCI-X, load tuning, PCI-X bridges, error detection and handling, and electrical issues. You will find specific information on such key topics as: *Device types and bus initialization, including Hot-Plug PCI-X initialization *Dword and burst commands *Bus arbitration, latency rules, and burst transactions *Transaction termination *Split completion messages *64-bit transactions *Bri

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