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Technology: PCI Express
Specification Title Spec Rev Document Type Release Date
1.8V Sideband, Power Loss Notification, USB 2.0, and Higher Power Support ECN, Revision A
Revision A (March 4, 2020) corrects an oversight in ...view more Revision A (March 4, 2020) corrects an oversight in the original revision (November 28, 2018). The Socket 2 Key B PCIe/USB3.1 Gen1-based WWAN Adapter Pinout was not updated to reflect the addition of 1.8V sideband support like the other tables. The affected portion is highlighted in Table 33 Socket 2 Key B PCIe/USB3.1 Gen1-based WWAN Adapter Pinout. show less
3.x ECN
Enable PCIe and USB 3.1 Gen1 on M.2 Card Key B ECN
M.2 Key B (WWAN) is modified to enable PCIe and USB ...view more M.2 Key B (WWAN) is modified to enable PCIe and USB 3.1 Gen1 signals to be simultaneously present on the connector. This enables support for a single SKU M.2 card that supports both PCIe and USB 3.1 Gen1. There are two implementation options enabled: 1. State #14 in the “Socket 2 Add-in Card Configuration Table” is re-defined to indicate an Add-in Card built to the PCI Express M.2 Specification, Revision 1.1 or later where both PCIe and USB 3.1 Gen1 are both present on the connector. The choice of Port Configuration is vendor defined. This enables the host to unambiguously determine that PCIe and USB 3.1 Gen1 are present on the connector. 2. States #4, 5, 6, 7 in the “Socket 2 Add-in Card Configuration Table” are re-defined to indicate that in addition to USB 3.1 Gen1, PCIe may be present on the connector. This definition was used by M.2 cards built to the PCI Express M.2 Specification, Revision 1.0 (USB 3.1 Gen1 on connector; PCIe is “no connect”). This definition is now also permitted to be used by M.2 cards built to PCI Express M.2 Specification, Revision 1.1 or later to indicate that PCIe and USB 3.1 Gen1 are both present on the connector. This allows GPIO port configurations to remain consistent with all other existing states. show less
1.x ECN