[etherlab-dev] ARM9 (NetX) EtherCAT-enhanced Network Driver

Florian Pose fp at igh-essen.com
Mon Feb 11 10:12:24 CET 2008

On Thu, Feb 07, 2008 at 01:43:50PM +0100, Thomas Elste wrote:
> > do you mean the standard Ethernet driver or the EtherCAT-enabled one,
> > that does not work?
> the standard one.

Ok, this is obviously not an EtherCAT problem: The driver code from the
standard kernel sources seems to be broken.

> > I'll gladly include your EtherCAT-netX drivers in the next EtherCAT
> > release.  Could you please send me the patched version(s) for the
> > working drivers?
> These are included in the mail, starting this thread. An open question
> was, if the configure script should compare the netX driver version
> with $linuxversion or $kernelrelease. As a patched kernel really is
> required (with the full version string $kernelrelease=2.6.20-rt1-netx1)
> one could argue to use $kernelrelease (which I did the first time).
> But as in this version string also the preempt patches (-rt1) are
> included (but not required), I made another patch (attached to this
> mail) which uses $linuxversion.

Thank you very much! It will be included in 1.4.0.

Best regards,
Florian Pose


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