[OpenWrt-Devel] ar8216 patch series
hkallweit1 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 8 14:54:32 EST 2014
Am 08.11.2014 um 13:49 schrieb Dirk Neukirchen:
> On 31.10.2014 21:46, Heiner Kallweit wrote:
>> Patch series adds more abstraction to the driver, adds smaller improvements
>> and fixes an issue with kernels >= 3.14.
>> Ticket 17800: With kernel 3.14 sometimes ports operate at 10/half only
>> This patch series works for me on:
>> TP-LINK TL-WDR4300 ( ar71xx + AR8327v2)
>> TP-LINK TL-WDR4900 (mpc85xx + AR8327v4)
>> I'd appreciate if others with non-AR8327 switches supported by the
>> ar8216 driver test this patch series.
>> Rgds, Heiner
> I was testing this series on a TP-LINK TL-WDR3600 ( ar71xx + AR8327v2)
> but with default kernel (3.10.58). - as I understand this is supposed to work too
> I encountered an error: WAN (eth0.2) does not work. (LAN seems fine)
> The dmesg seems to be identical between patched+unpatched. Both list
> switch0: Atheros AR8327 rev. 2 switch registered on ag71xx-mdio.0
> ag71xx ag71xx.0: connected to PHY at ag71xx-mdio.0:00 [uid=004dd033, driver=Atheros AR8216/AR8236/AR8316]
> eth0: Atheros AG71xx at 0xb9000000, irq 4, mode:RGMII
Thanks for testing! Sure, the patched version should work also with a 3.10 kernel.
I use my router as AP / switch behind a Fritz!Box, therefore I switched off VLAN's (WAN/LAN separation).
So I didn't test your scenario. I'll check ..
By the way: Did you also test your router with an OpenWRT version compiled for using kernel 3.14?
If yes I'd be interested in whether you encountered any issues (unpatched and patched version).
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