Microcode update to address Ethernet switchover errata

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Microcode update to address Ethernet switchover errata

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RHoge
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OEM is looking to address an issue that has recently surfaced with multiple end users. They are using PA1021, and found this errata that seems to match the issues seen in the field:

https://www.nxp.com/docs/en/errata/QEuCODE_Errata.pdf

ETH1 Ethernet transmitter scheduler on-the-fly rate change

Description and Impact on Functionality:

The Ethernet transmitter scheduler may get stuck when changing rates on the fly.

Reference Manual:

QEIWRM, Rev 3, Section 8.4.16, Ethernet Scheduler Theory of Operation

Work Arounds:

None

HAS this ever been addressed with newer microcode releases, and if so, where can these be found?

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ufedor
NXP TechSupport
NXP TechSupport

Latest QE microcode for P1021 can be downloaded from:

https://www.nxp.com/products/processors-and-microcontrollers/power-architecture/qoriq-communication-...

According to the QEuCODE_Errata Rev. 22, Nov 9, 2011 provided in the "proprietary_netcomm_software_r4_4 - P1021" the erratum ETH1 was not fixed.

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