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Re: PowerPC Ethernet issue
That is what I thought I needed to do.
On Sat, 2009-06-06 at 17:30 +0200, Edgar Grimberg wrote:
> > Looking at the situation, it seems like I would need to
> > enable/configure the interrupts for the PHYs. and when a change of
> > duplex is detected cause a reset of the MAC. Has anyone done anything
> > like this before. Looking through the ethernet drivers and phy drivers
> > I do not see anyone doing this (I admit not all).
> This looks like the only place to detect if the connection parameters
> have changed (link, duplex, speed).
> > Does my idea seem sound, or am I off in the woods somewhere. I know
> > about this duplex issue from another design. Where we had a commercial
> > rtos, that I found out they did not do this and caused a lot of issues,
> > I thought the device driver should of handled it, but they said it was
> > up to the application to control the bit. So I do want to repeat the
> > same issue.
> I have some code so show that, but it might not fit your device. The
> idea is to stop and start the ethernet device in the PHY's DSR. In the
> start function, if the ethernet is not already started, you can
> renegotiate the connection parameters.
> The code is at:
> search for:
> Best regards,