Bad PCI Card

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Hi All

If I insert a bad PCI card in a PCI slot, Why the processor is not getting instructions?

How a processor knows about PCI card before executing instructiuons?

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The bad PCI card may be jamming some essential system signals. A simple case - it holds RESET low.
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