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Re: [microblaze-uclinux] [patch] Ethernet driver update
I am not aware of any issues with the current toolchain and most recent
uClinux.org sources. If you can provide more details of the problems
you are having, we might be able to help.
On a related not, PetaLogix will soon be releasing a bundled source
tree, tools and development environment, that solves exactly this sort
of problem. More details soon.
Hector Hlophe wrote:
> Dear John,
> Thank you for this effort.
> John I am asking for your ucLinux sources so that I can test the TCP
> checksum offloading.
> I have been using the PowerPC with Treck TCP ip since it supports TCP
> checksum offloading.
> If one can get this functionality in Microblaze and uClinux then it will
> help me a lot.
> I am asking for the latest sources of the uClinux sources for Microblaze so
> that I can be able to do the test.
> I am struggling on using the
> This does not work for me. I have tried compiling with the new tool chain
> (8.1 based from
> 0213.tar.gz )
> I have successfully compiled uClinux before on Redhat 9.0 but now I cant get
> it to work with the sources above.
> Can you please help me with the sources, maybe on an FTP server I can
> download from.
> BH Hlophe
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-microblaze-uclinux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:owner-microblaze-uclinux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of John Williams
> Sent: Friday, June 23, 2006 3:10 AM
> To: microblaze-uclinux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [microblaze-uclinux] [patch] Ethernet driver update
> Attached is a patch on the Xilinx ethernet driver and supporting xilinx_ocp
> files, that applies cleanly on current CVS head.
> If those who are experiencing issues with the ethernet driver could please
> test it out and report their findings back to the list, that would be
> greatly appreciated. Once it gets the all clear I'll commit to CVS.
> - Support most recent Xilinx EMAC core, and back-compatible to earlier
> - Support hardware TCP checksum offload and data realignment engine (DRE)
> if enabled on the EMAC core (auto-config'd of course)
> - Minor cleanup and revup of Xilinx level 0/1 drivers
> Thanks to Vasanth from Xilinx who did most of the work on this, including
> merging the TCP offload and DRE support from the PPC drivers.
> With a full SGDMA, checksum offlaod and DRE configuration, raw TCP
> throughput around 50Mbps is achievable on 100MHz MicroBlaze uClinux designs.
> Dr John Williams, Research Fellow,
> Embedded Systems Group / Reconfigurable Computing School of ITEE, The
> University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
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