MPC8xx, FEC and DP83847 !?

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Fri Mar 22 06:57:25 EST 2002

In message <3C9A35AB.9080701 at> Dan Malek wrote:
> >> The Motorola reference boards use port D for MII, but we
> >> used PCMCIA/port A pins instead.
> If someone is doing this, please send me some patches for the
> driver when you get it working.  All of the 857s I have seen
> are still using Port D for the FEC.  I guess I could make the
> changes if someone else can test them.

Just grab our latest source tarball, and look  at  the  configuration
for the ICU862 board.

> > I supposed you're using PORT D for something else!?
> The intention is to also be able to use Port D for the ATM UTOPIA
> so you can have 10/100 and ATM on the same part.  This is really
> the purpose of the 857, although I have yet to see anyone use it
> that way :-).

Well, the ICU862 is such a board, based on a MPC862.

Wolfgang Denk

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