Interrupt, DMA channel, I/O port addresses and resolving the conflict of resources. I/O buses - ISA, EISA, Local bus, VESA local bus, PCI bus, PCI express, Accelerated graphics port bus.
IDE & SCSI Interfaces
IDE origin, IDE interface ATA standard ATA1 to ATA7. ATA feature, ATA RAID and SCSI RAID, SCSI cable and pin connection pin outs SCSI V/s IDE advantages and limitation.
Video display technologies, DVI digital signals for CRT monitor, LCD panels, Video adapter types, Integrated Video / Motherboard chipset, Video RAM, Video driver and multiple monitor, Graphic accelerators. Advanced 3D Technologies, TV tuner and video capture upgrades trobleshooting video cards and drivers.
I/O Interfaces from USB and IEEE1394, I/O interface from serial and parallel to IEEE1394 and USB 961, Parallel to SCSI converter. Testing of serial and parallel port, USB mouse/keyboard interfaces.
Input/Output Driver Software Aspects
Role of device driver DOS and UNIX/LINUX device drivers.
Design and integration of peripheral devices to a computer system as a case study.
Detailed analysis of recent progress in the peripheral and bus systems. Some aspects of cost performance analysis while designing the system.