Need help about ETHERNETof AT91SAM7X256

Started by amir July 15, 2010
hi,all
i'm begginer of ARM.
i want to know that:
when connect MAC chip same as RTL8201,DM9161 need different driver in software
or MAC dont need any driver and driver only need for internal PHY.
best regard.
Amir

On Thursday 15 July 2010 11:35:54 am amir wrote:
> hi,all
> i'm begginer of ARM.
> i want to know that:
> when connect MAC chip same as RTL8201,DM9161 need different driver in
> software or MAC dont need any driver and driver only need for internal
> PHY. best regard.
> Amir
>

You don't need any driver change. Only some mac drivers(freertos one) check
phy id and return error if it is not in the list. All you need to do is to add
the id to the list.

Also mac is able to talk to more than phy, so you need to check if addresses
are the same.

Regards,
Caglar
Hi,Caglar
Thanks for your replay.
Have nice time.

 
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From: Çağlar AKYÜZ
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Sent: Thu, July 15, 2010 12:59:49 PM
Subject: Re: [AT91SAM] Need help about ETHERNETof AT91SAM7X256

On Thursday 15 July 2010 11:35:54 am amir wrote:
> hi,all
> i'm begginer of ARM.
> i want to know that:
>  when connect MAC chip same as RTL8201,DM9161 need different driver  in
>  software or MAC dont need any driver and driver only need for internal
>  PHY. best regard.
> Amir
>

You don't need any driver change. Only some mac drivers(freertos one) check
phy id and return error if it is not in the list. All you need to do is to add
the id to the list.

Also mac is able to talk to more than phy, so you need to check if addresses
are the same.

Regards,
Caglar


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