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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

npe (4D)

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/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
Availability
system/kernel/platform

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