[geeks] recommended dual channel LVD controller, PC
J. Alexander Jacocks
jjacocks at mac.com
Mon Jul 26 17:28:41 CDT 2004
> That sounds strange considering that 64-bit PCI was designed to be
> compatible with 32-bit PCI and it generally _is_ compatible.
> I put two 64-bit PCI cards in my U5 for a test - Compaq NC3134 dual
> EtherExperes Pro/100 (normal PCI bridge and 2 Intel chips as usual) and
> a Qlogic QLA1280 SCSI.
> Both cards work fine.
> Not Solaris but Linux, but this shows there is no universal problem with
> 64-bit PCI cards in U5. Probably it's just (lack of) Solaris drivers.
The issue here isn't drivers...It's that both the U5 and U10 lack
support for PCI universal and PCI 3.3v cards. Sun's lack of foresight
bites everyone again. =)
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