Marvell switch 6131 and the DSA driver
On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 10:17 PM, Manuel Lauss
> On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 8:49 PM, Kfir Lavi <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> * *--- Distributed Switch Architecture support
>> * *[*] * Marvell 88E6060 ethernet switch chip support
>> * *[*] * Marvell 88E6131 ethernet switch chip support
>> * *[*] * Marvell 88E6123/6161/6165 ethernet switch chip support
>> I have an evaluation board from Marvell that connects for now via USB.
>> lsusb shows the switch, but the kernel don't activate the DSA driver
>> for this switch.
>> Reading the drivers code, I see just mentioning of mii_bus.
>> It seems that the kernel doesn't make the connection between the
>> device found on the USB bus, and the DSA driver in the kernel.
>> There are usb wireless dongles, so I assume the kernel know how
>> to handle network hardware on top USB.
>> Can someone help me understand this?
> mii is a bus between a network controller ("mac") and one or more phy chips,
> to manage link properties.
> do you have a manual for the board? what does it say about what you can
> do with the usb link?
We have configured this board via USB using windows, so I guess I
should be able to use the board over USB.