Networking with MVME2307 (actually MVM2400)

Jay Kulpinski jskulpin at
Fri Aug 10 15:38:07 UTC 2001

tsmith at wrote:
> I'm trying to compile the netdemo program from netdemos-4.5.0 using the MVME2307 bsp. I get a warning that RTEMS_BSP_NETWORK_DRIVER_NAME hasn't been defined. It's not defined in the bsp so should I manually define it? What should I define it as? Same for RTEMS_BSP_NETWORK_DRIVER_ATTACH.
> I'm guessing this is relatively important as running the program on the board after these warnings are given results in a crash:
> RTEMS RELEASE rtems-4.5.0(PowerPC/PowerPC 604/mvme2307) PANIC OpenPic Not found
> exception handler called for exception 12
>          Next PC or Address of fault = 475c
>          Saved MSR = 3032
>          R0 = 4758
>          R1 = 5cf60
>          R2 = 0
> ..........
>          LR = 4758
>          MSR = 50000
> unrecoverable exception!!! Push reset button
> Help much appreciated

The 2400 has a Hawk PCI Bridge and Memory Controller, while the 
MCP750/MVME2300 uses the Raven (along with a Falcon).  Might it be
that the BSP is searching the PCI bus for a Raven (OpenPIC) and 
not finding it?

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