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Re: New PCI card developing
>From: "Marco Serafini - QR s.r.l" <email@example.com>
>CC: "Kevin Brace" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re: New PCI card developing
>Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2002 09:35:57 +0200
> To implement a fully-compliant solution for a universal card using Altera
>device you need two configuration files for 3.3V and 5.0V PCI. You can use
>an external voltage sensor device to detect the system voltage on power-up
>and an Altera MAX device to select the proper configuration file based on
>the detected system voltage. If you use a Flash memory to store both
>configuration files, MAX device can control the configuration process.
>Altera released a White Paper two years ago with a VHDL design file:
>"Configuring PLDs with Flash Memory".
>This free VHDL design shows you how to configure FPGAs with data stored in
>Flash memory and it is a good starting point to implement a compliant
>solution for universal card, you need to modify the code a bit to support
>the two data streams. Is it too sophisticated?
>Marco Serafini -QR s.r.l. Italy
I forgot to mention about a voltage sensor device to monitor +VIO
That's good that such a reference design exists.
Kevin Brace (In general, don't respond to me directly, and respond within
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