Re: Marvell DSA switch 88E6165 - CPU port in PHY mode

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Le 2012-03-05 18:12, Lennert Buytenhek a écrit :
On Sun, Mar 04, 2012 at 03:11:53PM +0100, Matthew D. Smith wrote:

Hello - have a question about CPU port configuration in the net/dsa
driver code. Can't seem to work out how to bring up the CPU connected port on the switch (in our case this is Port 4 hardware strapped with
its embedded PHY enabled).

Hello!  I know of at least a couple of platforms that have a DSA chip
connected to the CPU via an MDI type link, but I'm not sure why it's
not working for you.  I'd suggest double-checking all the port 5 PHY
registers against the chip documentation..


Hi - perhaps I misunderstood something about the built-in PHY on Port 4. We expected to see the PHY enabled in hardware by setting logic on the P4_MODE pins. But this doesn't seem to be sufficient as I guess one still has to enable the PHY in the driver code (like how you do it for the LAN interfaces in net/dsa/slave.c).

So, after digging through the net/dsa source I found that there is nothing explicit in the code to enable the CPU port if it needs a PHY. I would like to say that way it is written assumes that it is always RGMII so I guess the other platforms you refer to above use customized (non-mainline) driver code?

I have managed to get the DSA switch working by making the following changes:

--- ./kernel/linux-source-3.2-csb1724/net/dsa/dsa.c
+++ ./kernel/linux-source-3.2-csb1724/net/dsa/dsa.c (unsaved)
@@ -124,7 +124,6 @@
 			}
 			dst->cpu_switch = index;
 			dst->cpu_port = i;
+			ds->phys_port_mask |= 1 << i;
 		} else if (!strcmp(name, "dsa")) {
 			ds->dsa_port_mask |= 1 << i;
 		} else {

--- ./kernel/linux-source-3.2-csb1724/net/dsa/mv88e6123_61_65.c
+++ ./kernel/linux-source-3.2-csb1724/net/dsa/mv88e6123_61_65.c (unsaved)
@@ -193,7 +193,12 @@
 	 * full duplex.
 	 */
 	if (dsa_is_cpu_port(ds, p) || ds->dsa_port_mask & (1 << p)) {
-		REG_WRITE(addr, 0x01, 0x003e);
+		REG_WRITE(addr, 0x01, 0x0003);
 	}
 	else
 		REG_WRITE(addr, 0x01, 0x0003);

Basically this tells the DSA driver to create an interface for the CPU port. Perhaps overkill but it does bring up the built-in PHY in the same way it brings up the LAN slave interfaces. As slave.c sets autoneg on I needed to change the register value from 1000FD to autoneg. Likewise for the CPU GE01 port in my platform init code.

I don't really like this, but it works. Is there a better way?

regards
Matthew
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