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1. (WO2018140045) ADAPTABLE CONNECTOR WITH EXTERNAL I/O PORT

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/140045    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/015523
Publication Date: Fri Aug 03 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sun Jan 29 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: G06F 1/16
G06F 13/38
Applicants: HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P.
Inventors: SEILER, Peter
BARTH, Justin
LESSMAN, Mark
Title: ADAPTABLE CONNECTOR WITH EXTERNAL I/O PORT
Abstract:
An adaptable connector, a non-standard PCIe module, and a computer readable medium are disclosed. The adaptable connector for a PCIe interface allows for multiple standard PCIe modules and non-standard PCIe modules at different times An external I/O port has a set of non-PCIe I/O signal lanes coupled to the adaptable connector in lieu of a set of root port host PCIe signal lanes when a non-standard PCIe module is mated to the adaptable connector.