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Re: two loads on a single connector ?




You could also try using a PCI to PCI bridge connected to the motheboard,
and connect the back-end PCI bus to your two devices.

On Mon, 17 Jul 2000, Muzaffer Kal wrote:

> 
> The question I have is whether I can use two loads on a single board.
> This board will run only in a controlled environment and will be the
> only board (at most one other) in a 4 slot PC motherboard. The problem
> is that I need to talk to one chip which has a PCI connection and a CPU
> connection. I need to connect an FPGA to the CPU bus of the chip and the
> FPGA has to reside on PCI too. I don't want to design two boards and use
> a ribbon cable to do the connection. What should I pay attention to in
> a system like this ? I am thinking about putting the two PCI chips on
> different sides of the board ? This should let me meet the trace length
> constraints. Is this a viable solution ? Again this board will exist in
> a controlled environment where not all the slots will be filled.
> 
> Muzaffer Kal
> 

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