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NAME


npe - PCI Express bus nexus driver

DESCRIPTION


The npe nexus driver is used on X64 servers for PCI Express Root Complex
devices that provide PCI Express interconnect. This driver is compliant
to PCI Express base specification, Revision 1.0a.


This nexus driver provides support for the following features: Access to
extended configuration space, IEEE 1275 extensions for PCI Express, Base
line PCI Express error handling and PCI Express MSI interrupts.

FILES


/platform/i86pc/kernel/drv/npe

32-bit ELF kernel module.


/platform/i86pc/kernel/drv/amd64/npe

64-bit ELF kernel module.


ATTRIBUTES


See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


+---------------+-------------------------------+
|ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE |
+---------------+-------------------------------+
|Architecture | x64 PCI Express-based systems |
+---------------+-------------------------------+

SEE ALSO


pcie_pci(4D), pcie(5), attributes(7)


PCI Express Base Specification v1.0a -- 2003


Writing Device Drivers


IEEE 1275 PCI Bus Binding -- 1998


http://playground.sun.com/1275/bindings/pci/pci-express.txt


October 12, 2005 NPE(4D)