Support for Adder875 in Linux 2.4

Yuli Barcohen yuli at
Mon Feb 14 17:45:43 EST 2005

>>>>> Markus Westergren writes:

    Markus> Hi, I'm working on a project which will use hardware based
    Markus> on Analogue & Micro Adder875 module together with Linux 2.4.

    Markus> I use RedBoot as bootloader and kernel 2.4.27-pre1, both
    Markus> came with the Adder module.

    Markus> The project require:

    Markus> - dual ethernet support with AM79C874 PHY
    Markus>    The driver I've found (fec.c) only supports one
    Markus>    ethernet. I'v started
    Markus> 	modifying a newer version of this driver which have
    Markus> 	support for my PHY. I have made some progress but it's
    Markus> 	not working yet. Found out that the first FEC is used to
    Markus> 	communicate with both PHY's. Both devices are detected
    Markus> 	correctly and the first seems to work but the second
    Markus> 	hangs the kernel when the first packet is sent or
    Markus> 	received.
    Markus> - SPI support
    Markus>    Have found a simple driver (cpm_spi.c), which I have not
    Markus>    tested yet.
    Markus> - PCMCIA support
    Markus>    Will try to modify the m8xx_pcmcia driver.

    Markus> Not required but would be good to have:
    Markus> - USB host support
    Markus>    Have no clue where to start looking.

    Markus> Have anyone used this module together with Linux and are
    Markus> there working drivers for it? Any tips/ideas?

Arabella Linux supports all these. Not sure how you are going to use
PCMCIA on this specific board - it's not connected.

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