[U-Boot-Users] IXP425 ethernet & NPE microcode
Jonathan.Pratt at elprotech.com
Wed May 9 22:32:54 CEST 2007
For future reference, the ethernet mac id (ethaddr) needed to be set...
Senior Development Engineer
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stefan Roese [mailto:sr at denx.de]
> Sent: Wednesday, 9 May 2007 7:53 PM
> To: u-boot-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Cc: Jonathan Pratt
> Subject: Re: [U-Boot-Users] IXP425 ethernet & NPE microcode
> Hi Jonathan,
> On Wednesday 09 May 2007, Jonathan Pratt wrote:
> > I have a IXP425 (IXDPG425 dev board) running u-boot [yay!]
> but I get
> > the message 'No Ethernet Found' in the start up sequence. I
> would like
> > to get ethernet working but I have been unable to find out what I
> > should do so it happens.
> > When I used a pristine copy of u-boot, it wouldn't build for this
> > target (couldn't make .depend in the cpu/ixp/npe directory or
> > something similar). Since I had been building (snapgear)
> Linux using
> > the Intel Open Access Library I copied IxNpeMicrocode.c from
> > IPL_ixp400NpeLibrary-2_0.zip [ie version 2.0 of the NPE
> Library] into
> > the cpu/ixp/npe directory. Admittedly this was just a guess
> as to what
> > to do. U-boot now builds OK for this target, and I now have it
> > running, but without ethernet.
> > Is there some doco somewhere that explains what to do next, or does
> > someone have some insights to offer?
> Did you set the "ethaddr" environment variable? If not,
> please do and reset the board after saving it. Could be that
> the driver only enables the interfaces when ethXaddr is set.
> Best regards,
> DENX Software Engineering GmbH, HRB 165235 Munich, CEO: Wolfgang Denk
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