PCI steering

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PCI steering

Directing PCI interrupts to an IRQ in the PC. There are four PCI interrupts used by PCI plug-in cards or onboard devices such as the USB. These are directed to one of the available IRQs by the BIOS or operating system. See IRQ and PCI.
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The Xpand104 incorporates fully buffered PCMCIA signals for hot insertion/removal and features low power consumption, suspend mode, programmable memory and I/O windows, as well as jumperless IRQ steering from PC Card to system.