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Date:	Tue, 10 Apr 2007 23:59:09 +0200
From:	Francois Romieu <>
To:	Thomas Langås <>
Subject: Re: Support for Asix AX88796

Thomas Langås <> :
> I found a driver [1] that I managed to patch into the linux 2.6.9-kernel, 
> but upon booting the dreambox it doesn't detect the networkcard.  I suspect
> it because of this (found inside the ne.c-file used by the dreambox):

>From a (very) quick sight at [1] it looks like a platform driver... without
the platform specific part (i.e. like drivers/net/gianfar.c if there was
no arch/ppc/syslib/mpc85xx_devices.c).

> CONFIG_DM56xx is enabled, so there seems to be a hardcoded base_addr
> used to probe for the networkchip (which is no surprise since this is for an
> embedded device).  But I'm a bit puzzled to where I should put this in the
> driver below, because it didn't seem to start probing at all when I
> added printk's
> to try and debug.
> Any pointers at all on where to start would be helpfull. :-)

Create a platform_device named "ax88796" to describe the specific of
the DM5xyz platform, pass it through platform_device_register and the
driver in [1] should notice that something is going on.

> In advance, thanks!

Good luck.


Anybody got a battery for my Ultra 10 ?
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