[LinuxBIOS] PhyWrite [SPI flash-chips] PCI ROM

Quux pawn2be.wild at yahoo.de
Wed Mar 14 11:59:50 CET 2007

Peter Stuge schrieb:
> On Wed, Mar 14, 2007 at 08:45:51AM +0100, Quux wrote:
>>>> A special (but simple) PCI card would be required.
>> this is where Altera CPLD DevKit MAXII  comes into play ...
>> http://www.buyaltera.com/scripts/partsearch.dll/partdetail?site=ALTERA;lang=EN;part=544-1136-ND
> The same money gets me a
> http://www.xilinx.com/xlnx/xebiz/designResources/ip_product_details.jsp?key=HW-SPAR3E-SK-US
> which looks nice too, but doesn't have the PCI.
clearly some bang for the buck. The MAXII people unfortunately sell the 
avove at 150 USD worldwide, but for 250 EURO in europe (rohs version) 
since recently.
quite a ripoff really. there is another PCI FPGA card  from another 
manufacturer but no cheaper either. Using the SERR signal on PCI bus may 
allow to call a NMI like debugging routine.   --Q

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