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HyperTransport Passthru Card Detection

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000021185D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Dec-31

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

This invention solves the problem of detecting a Passthru card when inserted into a CPU socket. BIOS will need to know if there is a CPU present or a Passthru card present to properly set up the HyperTransport interfaces of the remaining CPU's. There are no known solutions to this problem.