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PHY Layer Configuration

PHY device supportEdit

  • Option: PHYLIB
    • Kernel Versions: 2.6.15.6 ...
    • (on/off/module) PHY Device support and infrastructure
    • depends on NET_ETHERNET && (BROKEN || !ARCH_S390)
      Ethernet controllers are usually attached to PHY devices. This option provides infrastructure for managing PHY devices.

"MII PHY device drivers"

    • depends on PHYLIB


  • Option: MARVELL_PHY
    • Kernel Versions: 2.6.15.6 ...
    • (on/off/module) Drivers for Marvell PHYs
    • depends on PHYLIB
      Currently has a driver for the 88E1011S


  • Option: DAVICOM_PHY
    • Kernel Versions: 2.6.15.6 ...
    • (on/off/module) Drivers for Davicom PHYs
    • depends on PHYLIB
      Currently supports dm9161e and dm9131


  • Option: QSEMI_PHY
    • Kernel Versions: 2.6.15.6 ...
    • (on/off/module) Drivers for Quality Semiconductor PHYs
    • depends on PHYLIB
      Currently supports the qs6612


  • Option: LXT_PHY
    • Kernel Versions: 2.6.15.6 ...
    • (on/off/module) Drivers for the Intel LXT PHYs
    • depends on PHYLIB
      Currently supports the lxt970, lxt971


  • Option: CICADA_PHY
    • Kernel Versions: 2.6.15.6 ...
    • (on/off/module) Drivers for the Cicada PHYs
    • depends on PHYLIB
      Currently supports the cis8204



Linux Kernel Configuration

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