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Re: APUS hardware support?

On Thu, 23 Dec 1999, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > On Wed, 22 Dec 1999, Björn Johansson wrote:
> > > So, you mean that the Amiga4000 has no PCI? When I bought an Infinitiv tower
> > 
> > The plain A4000 has no PCI.
> > 
> > > for my A1200, there were instructions which told me that EVEN THIS tower
> > > model(zorro-version) had 2 PCI:s. So you mean that the Infinitiv
> > > manufucturer have lied? Strange... Since I'm definitely not a expert in
> > > hardware I'm going to check this up.
> > 
> > Since many Amiga graphics boards have a FPGA to convert from Zorro to PCI,
> > it's possible that the Infinitiv tower has such a thing.
> Oh, didn't know.
> But is there PCI support in APUS?

Yes: the CyberVisionPPC has a PCI bus, on which the Permedia II is seated. I'm
surprised you didn't know this :-)

> If there is, the graphics cards might really work, right?

It depends. Is there code to support the host/PCI bridge? For the CVPPC, there

Geert Uytterhoeven -- Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP} -- geert@linux-m68k.org

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