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Opened 8 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

#6477 reopened defect

fonera+/2.0 marvel Marvell 88E6060 einable hardware switching between two ports (lan/wan) not working / how to configure it

Reported by: alex@… Owned by: developers
Priority: high Milestone: Barrier Breaker 14.07
Component: kernel Version: Kamikaze trunk
Keywords: network mvswitch bridge Cc: alex@…, nbd@…

Description

Hi NBD, I read a log of the tickets you worked on lately. You seem to care quite a lot about the switch/ethernet code. I've spent quite some time the last two days setting up a working setup on the Fonera+. I'm referring to information from the tickets: #5068, #3507, https://kerneltrap.org/mailarchive/linux-netdev/2008/10/7/3544534/thread and especially: https://forum.openwrt.org/viewtopic.php?id=18409

On the trunk snapshot (2010-01-06) and 8.09.2-RC2 I tried to do hardware switching between the two ethernet ports. Unfortunately I learning that the ports are configured by the driver (mvswitch.c or dsa?) as individual interfaces (eth0.1, eth0.2), thus bridging is possible (slow - max ~17mbit as to my measurements) but no hardware switching as I couldn't find any tool to manage the switch.

Would you mind clearing up (explain) the issue a bit, including where I could eventually change the setup of the ports (if it's in the code directly it's fine too) and if hardware briding is possible by now. I'm not a programmer though, so altering things might work, writing things from scratch won't :-) Testing will though.

Thanks,
Alexander

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comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by spudz76

  • Cc nbd@… added
  • Keywords mvswitch bridge added
  • Milestone changed from Kamikaze 8.09 to Kamikaze
  • Version changed from Kamikaze 8.09 to Kamikaze trunk

[patchteam] Reclassifying to trunk as 8.09.2 is final. Also adding nbd to CC.

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by florian

  • Resolution set to no_response
  • Status changed from new to closed

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by anonymous

  • Resolution no_response deleted
  • Status changed from closed to reopened

comment:4 Changed 4 years ago by jow

  • Milestone changed from Attitude Adjustment 12.09 to Barrier Breaker 14.07

Milestone Attitude Adjustment 12.09 deleted

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