PICMG 2.12 Hot Swap specification draft available

Alan Robertson alanr at suse.com
Mon Apr 3 18:35:37 MDT 2000


John Mehaffey wrote:
> 
> The draft specification of the PICMG Hot Swap Infrastructure Interface
> Specification (PICMG 2.12) is now available for review.  You need to be
> a PICMG member (or know someone who is) to get access to this draft
> specification.
> 
> The file is in the drafts directory of the picmg.org/member web page,
> and is called HSII2_12D0_75.pdf (dated 04/03/00).
> 
> This specification extends the software interface definition of the
> PICMG 2.1 Hot Swap specification, and has operating system specific
> appendices for both Windows NT and Linux. Hot Swap, Hot Plug, and High
> Availability interfaces to Compact PCI hardware are covered by this
> specification.
> 
> Starting today, there will be a 2 week period for review and balloting,
> and this specification may be approved for adoption in May.
> 
> If you have any any comments on the proposed spec or would seriously
> like to review it and don't have access to the PICMG members web site,
> please send me an email.

Do you know who if anyone from the Linux community is reviewing this?

[Motorola and the LynxOS folks don't count - they stay pretty far away
from the Linux community as far as I can tell].

	-- Alan Robertson
	   alanr at suse.com



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