Peritek to Distribute Free PCI Test/Debug Package

2/7/2003 - Peritek Corporation, the leading provider of mezzanine graphics boards for embedded systems, will begin distributing, at no cost, Peritool, a suite of software utilities designed to aid in the testing and debugging of PC hardware.

PC functionality that can be analyzed with Peritool includes PCI (probe, map, access config registers), memory (read, write, test, etc.) and I/O (read, write). Peritool will be offered free to hardware developers and may be downloaded from

Peritool runs under DOS (tested with v6.21) and may be run under Windows 98 in a command window. It is not compatible with Windows 2000 or Windows XP. The software is distributed as executable code, and comes with a source file example that shows the access mechanisms. The example program is complete and may be compiled.

Peritek is the leading supplier of video and graphics display control boards for the embedded computing industry. We offer the broadest range of solutions for standard hardware platforms and operating systems. Our high performance graphics controllers include PMC, PCI, CompactPCI and VME solutions. Our operating system support is also unmatched in the industry, and includes Solaris, Linux, Windows and leading real-time operating systems including VxWorks. Using in-house technology and software, Peritek products deliver reliable COTS high performance graphics in a multitude of applications deployed in the aviation, defense, medical and industrial environments.

For more information, please contact Peritek Worldwide Sales, 9975 Business Park Avenue, Suite A, San Diego, California 92131-1102. Tel: (800) 281-4567 or (858) 689-7150. Fax: (858) 689-7156. Email:

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