Ethernet on Beagleboard xM with Ankh+L4Linux ?

Julien Heyman bidsomail at gmail.com
Sat Apr 23 00:18:50 CEST 2011


Thx Adam.
I'll try and see if I can somehow get this to work, then.

Regards,
Julien

On Fri, Apr 22, 2011 at 12:26 PM, Adam Lackorzynski <
adam at os.inf.tu-dresden.de> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> On Thu Apr 21, 2011 at 11:59:53 +0200, Julien Heyman wrote:
> > I am trying to understand what it would take to have access to (physical)
> > ethernet from L4Linux running on a Beagleboard xM.
> > As far as I understood/read, I can either try to integrate the native
> > ethernet driver in L4Linux, or rely on Ankh networking server.
> > Since I am running two instances of L4Linux, I'd rather use the Ankh
> > solution.
>
> Yes, those are the basic options. Another possibility is to use one
> Linux as a router/bridge for the other.
>
> > >From what I see Ankh does not currently include an appropriate driver
> for
> > the BB xM's ethernet chip.
> > Is it doable to pick an existing ethernet driver for the BB xM from, say,
> > the Angström linux distribution for Beagleboard, and integrate it to Ankh
> ?
>
> That's the approach. If it is practically doable depends on a couple of
> things. I think ankh on ARM is something new.
>
> > Assuming this is possible, do I understand correctly that I would then
> only
> > have to enable the Ankh driver option in the L4Linux configuration, to
> get
> > an ethernet access in L4Linux ?
>
> Basically yes but this is also the easy part :)
>
>
>
>
> Adam
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