Gianfar eth driver on 8540 ppc - for 2.4 and 2.6 : different outputs
galak at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Aug 11 14:10:45 EST 2006
On Aug 10, 2006, at 6:18 AM, Prashant Yendigeri wrote:
> The gianfar driver of 2.6.12 and 2.4.20 give different outputs on
> the same PPC 8540 board.
> What could be the reason ?
> Output on 2.4.20 :
> /root # ifconfig eth0 172.28.8.254 up
> eth0: PHY is Marvell 88E1011S (1410c62)
> eth0: Auto-negotiation done
> eth0: Half Duplex
> eth0: Speed 10BT
> eth0: Link is up
> Output on 2.6.12
> / # ifconfig eth0 172.28.8.254 up
> eth0: PHY is Generic MII (ffffffff)
It looks like your 2.6.12 kernel isn't handling the PHY correctly.
I'd recommend upgrading to something newer which has the phylib
(can't remember which 2.6 that went into).
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