[U-Boot-Users] smc 9111 driver

Gupta, Kshitij kshitij at ti.com
Mon Jun 16 15:26:23 CEST 2003

	thanx for the help.  I got it up and running. It was a h/w issue.
Since I am using the smc9111.c for smc9196 I had to change some register
settings to get it up.  I will post it as a different driver like smc9196.c
whe I submit it back to opensource.

-----Original Message-----
From: Jerry Van Baren [mailto:gerald.vanbaren at smiths-aerospace.com]
Sent: Monday, June 16, 2003 5:50 PM
To: u-boot-users at lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [U-Boot-Users] smc 9111 driver

A classic ethernet mixup is the bit ordering of the MAC address.  The 
ethernet sends the data LSB-first so, when you set your MAC, you have to 
bit-reverse the bytes from what you would normally think.  This is horribly 
confusing.  Suggestions: Sniff your transmissions with ethereal and see if 
the MAC address ethereal is showing is what you expect to see.  Bit-reverse 
the MAC you program in and see if it starts working.


At 01:48 PM 6/16/2003 -0400, kshitij at ti.com wrote:
>   I am facing a very unique problem with smc9111 driver.  I am able to
>packets over the wire and I am able to receive all broadcast packets.  But
>am able to receive only broadcast packets.  If any packet with destination
>as my MAC address I am not able to see it.
>Has anyone else seen this problem before ??
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