Micro Channel Architecture
aka Microchannel or MCA

Definitions (Arbitration, DMA...)

MCA Slot Types (16/32-bit, BVE, AVE, MME extensions)
MCA Slot Pinouts
Processor Complex Pinout
MCA Data Transfers (10, 20, 40, 80, 160 MB/s modes)
MCA Features (Streaming, Address and Data Parity, Synchronous Exception Signaling
MCA Benefits Adapter mounting and grounding
Why MCA?
Bus Evolution
System Bus or System Bottleneck? Whatever happened to EISA and the Micro Channel?
How PC/XT/AT Cards Can Prohibit Interrupt Sharing
The Micro Channel versus the AT Bus
PCI/Micro Channel White Paper (PCI/MCA comparison by IBM)
MCA: The Sacrificial Lion

Subsystem Control Block (SCB) An Architecture for Micro Channel Bus Masters

System Setup (POS for Adapters and System Board)
Planar POS Registers (Server 95)
Programmable Option Select Operation
About ADF Files (by Peter, edited by Major Tom)

Checking for Micro Channel Bus
Retrieving the Planar ID
Finding an adapter's slot number

mca_32.c / mca.h MCA Support in Linux Kernel (C source files)

Watchdog Timer


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