ath79 porting of NEtgear R6100

Paul D newtwen at
Mon Aug 16 14:16:54 PDT 2021

On 2021-08-16 17:24, Enrico Mioso wrote:
> Hello all!!
> It's me, again trying to port a device to ath79. And guess where I am 
> stuck ... in the Ethernet part and switch configuration. :)
> The device runs ar71xx, I have the io package installed.
> I can get replies from the device, but ping doesn't see them (only 
> tcpdump), which means something in the timing or data is wrong.
> The system is otherwise able to boot.
> Can you help, maybe poiting me where I can look?
> At the moment I have no UART access to the system, so I was trying to 
> debug things in ar71xx and take inspiration looking at the DTS files 
> around.

My guess is that you forgot the switch config, or DSA support.

Look at similar devices. I guess you need some trial and error.

Otherwise, DSA support. Look at other ath79 DSA porting efforts:

I see eth0 and eth1 in the bootlog, so that's a good thing.

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