Ethernet driver doesn't get probed

Woody Wu narkewoody at
Thu Dec 6 07:59:15 UTC 2012

On 2012-11-26, Anatolij Gustschin <agust at> wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Nov 2012 07:37:50 +0000 (UTC)
> Woody Wu <narkewoody at> wrote:
> ...
>> My question is, in terms of Linux driver technology, how to enable a
>> non-PCI and not on-chip device driver? I think the ax_probe function
>> must be called somehow, is this thinking right? If yes, I think before
>> the driver get initialized, the corresponding device has to appear on
>> the bus, but now it seems not.
> a platform device for ax88796 needs to be added in the platform code of
> your board. grep for "ax88796" in arch/arm/mach-s3c24xx to see how other
> boards add it and try similar in your board platform code.
> Thanks,
> Anatolij

Many thanks Anatolij!  The problem got resolved after read your hits!

I can't go back to yesterday - because I was a different person then.

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