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Re: Parity - impications of not implementing this

Date: Wed, 09 Aug 2000 11:44:47 -0500
From: "Ram Y. Gopal" <ramgo@vEngines.com>
Organization: vEngines - engineering network convergence


PAR is NOT optional, it must be implemented by all PCI 
compliant devices. Please refer to the "Parity Generation"
section in the PCI standard for more information.

However, in a PCI Target card, PERR# is optional.

Ram Y. Gopal
vEngines Inc., - engineering network convergence.

Daniel DeConinck wrote:

> Hello,I have choosen not to implement the PAR feature of the PCI spec
> on a Target PCI card I have designed. It seems to work fine on wintel
> platforms as intended. Is there trouble lurking that would convince me
> to design in the PAR check ? SincerelyDaniel DeConinck

Dan Weaver, ZNYX Networks