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RE: Subsystem IDs, again



Peter wrote...
>A serial ROM is the only solution for expansion cards, but I don't think
it
>violates the spirit or the letter of this requirement to use a write to
the
>user config space to set up the subsystem ID on motherboard devices, and
>this would save motherboard designers the need to have one SROM per PCI
>device.

Actually, there is an alternative for devices with bios roms (mainly
graphics
and scsi adapters)...  The subsystem ID registers can be mapped to fetch
from the bios rom in parallel...

-jrp
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