PPC4xx enet driver problem (version 2.0)

Stefan Roese stefan.roese at esd-electronics.com
Fri Dec 5 02:54:21 EST 2003

> 2.5 tree has an _old_ driver + some modifications + some 440GX code.
> linuxppc-2.4 has a new driver re-written by Ben + some 440GX
> code. Eventually 2.4 version will be merged into 2.5. So it
> is _not_ a dead end, although it has some problems as you noticed.

OK, good to know!

> Currently, Matt Porter is hacking on 440GX support and
> probably he (?) will be the one who will merge 2.4 into 2.5.
> I also have something done (mostly some stuff Ben havn't
> finished during re-write, and some NAPI bits) sitting in my
> tree (I'm pretty busy now to finish and push it to Matt :( ).

If you have an updated driver, I would be glad to test it on our 405ep

> I'll try to look at your problem during this weekend, I don't
> have 405ep boards with two EMACs (yet), so I'll try to
> reproduce the problem on 440GP/GX eval boards.

That would be great. Please let me know, if you need any further

> If you have some fixes feel free to post them here :).

Sorry, I tried to dig deeper into this problem, but without a solution
so far.


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