D.1.2. Connecting two baseboard boards

Figure D.3 shows two baseboard boards and a VGA controller connected to the PCI backplane. The PCI controller in the top baseboard is operating as a PCI bus slave and the PCI controller in the bottom baseboard is operating as a PCI bus master. The VGA card is also operating as a slave.

Figure D.3. Multiple boards on PCI bus

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Note

You can only use 32-bit PCI expansion cards in the PCI enclosure.

You can, however, plug the baseboard into a PC that has a PCI motherboard with either 32 or 64-bit sockets.

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