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Old 08-05-2003, 09:26 PM
Jon Masters
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Default Re: Xuart Lite Linux driver

Peter Ryser wrote:
> Jon,
>
> besides what John has produced for uCLinux, Xilinx is working with
> MontaVista to integrate UartLite support into the Linux kernel tree for
> PowerPC.


Any ideas when this will be available? At the moment I have stuck the
driver John wrote in to 2.4.20 and changed most of the relevent parts.
The plan is to assist debug what he has unless Xilinx and Montavista are
likely to have a driver out within the next week or two.

Jon.

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Old 08-06-2003, 02:05 AM
Peter Ryser
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> It sure is! I'm bringing across the PPC kernel drivers into uClinux at
> the moment, and there's some funny stuff going on in there! Some wierd
> hard-coded assumptions about the names given to OPB peripherals, and
> some other crazy things - but the workaround was quite simple.


I'd be interested to hear what the workaround is.

> The reason I ask is that if I spend the time to integrate an ethernet
> MAC into the microblaze-uclinux hardware target and get the driver in,
> can I be reasonably confident that the driver itself works properly, and
> that any errors are therefore mine?!


The Ethernet works fine in interrupt driven mode. It doesn't work for SGDMA.

- Peter


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