First post, by matze79
i tried a PCIe Bridge with my Athlon XP and it works flawless 😀
anyone else experimented with such Hardware yet ?
i waiting for x16 Adapter to get more powerful cards to work.
As PCI can not deliver power required for stronger HW.
System is Athlon XP 2800+, Nforce2, 1Gb Dual Channel DDR1 400, Shuttle PC Cube.
The Goal is to add a less power hungry but powerful PCIe Card in the Future to my Athlon XP.
Less heat, enough Power for XP Games.
I used PCIe x1 Card for testing purposes, as i had the Asus Neon 8400GS laying Around.
i also tried with VIA C7 with not so good results.
The CN700 Chipset has PCI Problems and therefore DMA Problems with PCIe Card connected..
Windows XP goes Blackscreen with the C7 after Driver is installed and on Linux Dmesg reveals whats the Problem.
[ 145.254382] nouveau 0000:02:00.0: fifo: DMA_PUSHER - ch 4 [Xorg] get 0001a336fc put 0001a33714 ib_get 00000060 ib_put 00000247 state 800075f1 (err: INVALID_CMD) push 00406040
This also is a Option for Tualatin Boards with no AGP 😀