• Order of the Butterfly
    Order of the Butterfly
    Spectre660
    Posts: 257 from 2015/6/30
    The X5000 U-boot recognizes all pcie and pci cards installed at boot.


    Quote:

    Andreas_Wolf wrote:
    > isn't PCI addressed via a bridge chip?

    Yes, behind two bridge chips (PCIe-PCIe, PCIe-PCI) actually.

    > That might complicate accessing and detecting PCI cards.

    Indeed.

    > I think it's best to use what PCI-E cards we can, wait
    > for some further development, and just deal with it.

    Unfortunately, that doesn't seem to be a good option for OS4 users who also want to run MorphOS.

    > like all cards with memory above 128MB [...], the extra memory lays unused.

    Above 256 MiB.

    https://morph.zone/modules/newbb_plus/viewtopic.php?forum=11&topic_id=12462&start=51
    https://morph.zone/modules/newbb_plus/viewtopic.php?forum=11&topic_id=12462&start=61

    > are 1, 2, or 4GB cards going to provide much beyond faster gpus and memory?

    They are providing the possibility to use one and the same graphics card for OS4 in 3D and for MorphOS at least in 2D :-)




    [ Edited by Spectre660 30.10.2018 - 08:10 ]
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