[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH 0/1] ath79: Restore GL.iNet GL-AR300M-Lite first-boot connectivity

Jeff Kletsky lede at allycomm.com
Sat Sep 28 11:09:32 EDT 2019

On 9/27/19 6:39 PM, Chuanhong Guo wrote:
> Hi!
> On Sat, Sep 28, 2019 at 12:33 AM Jeff Kletsky <lede at allycomm.com> wrote:
>> [...]
>> As suggested by Alberto Bursi in the linked thread, one approach to
>> resolution would be to disable the "unused" interface, GMAC1. This
>> would have the additional advantage of removing the unconnected
>> interface from the kernel and end-user visibility. By disabling GMAC1,
>> it was expected that GMAC0 would be identified by the kernel as "eth0"
>> as the sole Ethernet interface visible.
>> &eth1 {
>>         status = "disabled";
>> };
> To disable GMAC1, you should use the following:
> &eth1 {
>         compatible = "syscon", "simple-mfd";
> }
Thanks, yes, setting it as a MFD results in GMAC0 being able to connect 
to the phy.

Initial version of patch withdrawn. Will submit a v2 later on.


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