Chapter 12. Reset & Initialization
The Previous Chapter
There are two aspects in dealing with link or internal errors in HyperTransport: detection and handling. The previous chapter described all error types and discussed what devices may do about them. Some devices may chose to detect and handle some errors but not others. The PCI configuration space registers used to program the error strategy and log errors were described, as well as the reporting mechanisms: error response, fatal and non-fatal interrupts, and Sync flood.
Reset signalling and timing along with actions taken by the system and devices during reset are the primary topics discussed in the chapter. This chapter also discusses the software initiated reset and why it's ...