Difference between revisions of "MiniPCI slot"

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Revision as of 04:44, 12 February 2006

A MiniPCI slot is a 32bit, 33MHz PCI slot.

Wikipedia article on Mini PCI

MiniPCI Adapters

Typically only select MiniPCI adapters can be installed, which are on a BIOS whitelist. Installing an unsupported card in a ThinkPad will result in BIOS error 1802 with the instructions to remove the card. See Problem with unauthorized MiniPCI network card for more info and solutions.

Modem cards

Ethernet cards

Combo Ethernet and Modem cards

Combo WiFi and Modem cards

WiFi cards

Linux support

MiniPCI adapters are seen as regular PCI devices, and handled by the Linux PCI subsystem.

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