The following list illustrates the main features of CompactPCI:
A CompactPCI system is composed of one or more CompactPCI bus segments. Each
segment is composed of up to eight CompactPCI slots (at 33MHz). Each
CompactPCI segment bus consists of one System slot, and up to seven Peripheral
slots. Physically the system's slot can be located at any position in the
The Peripheral slots may contain simple boards, intelligent slaves, or PCI bus masters.