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RE: compiling BCM5700 driver

To: Roman Mashak <>, Ralf Baechle <>
Subject: RE: compiling BCM5700 driver
From: Raj Palani <>
Date: Wed, 31 May 2006 09:06:44 -0700
Original-recipient: rfc822;
Hi Roman, 
> I'm more concerned with Titan GE driver on "Sequoia" board 
> (by PMC-sierra). 
> What's the status of this driver in 2.4.26? If I understand 
> correct - it's maintained now only in 2.6.x? Upon compilation 
> of 2.4.26 for Sequoia" board and installation on to target, 
> we observed a lot of CRC errors on gigabit ethernet (we used 
> SmartBit for testing). Is the driver in this version broken?

Yes.  We are currently maintaining the Titan GE driver on "Sequoia" only in 
2.6.x.  The GE driver in Sequoia has been renamed to msp85xx_ge.c.  We are in 
the process of generating a patchset to add support for Sequoia 
(MSP8510/MSP8520) in the Linux/MIPS 2.6 tree.

Our most recent Linux 2.6 tree for Sequoia is available on our ftp site 
( under /pub/linux/2.6.12/linux-2.6.12-rc3_L002.tar.gz.


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