[ELDK] MPC5200 FEC Network Adapter is not initialized
wd at denx.de
Fri Nov 26 15:21:46 CET 2010
In message <4CEFB94B.2030303 at googlemail.com> you wrote:
> i have successfully got a lite5200b board up and running with
> uBoot and linux kernel 188.8.131.52 including JFFS and squashfs
> file systems in flash. It boots with no problem but I am unable
> to use the network adapter (FEC ETHERNET) from within linux.
> If I initialize the NIC from uBoot by issuing a NTP command prior
> to the bootm, the network adapter is working.
Which exact version of U-Boot are you running? How did you set
"ethaddr" in your U-Boot environment?
> Where and how should I initialize the FEC adapter in the
> linux kernel initialisation. As already said, I have checked
> in /powerpc/platforms/lite5200.c and mpc52*.c but with
> no success.
Initialization is done in the FEC driver itself. Normally U-Boot will
insert the right MAC address into the DTB and pass that to Linux.
BTW: you are off topic here. No part of your problem is in any way
related to the ELDK. You should post questions like this on the
linuxppc-dev or similar list.
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