I have problems with getting NC-SI interface on i210 running.. On our boards we are using Intel Ethernet Controller i210 for LAN Connection. Now I am trying to establish a NC-SI interface Connection between a microcontroller and i210 via RMII. I am sending a NC-SI select packet command from MC, but I am getting no reply from i210. Here is the complete packet: 0xffffffff, 0xffffffff, 0xffffffff, 0x88F80001, 0x0000011f, 0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000. To enable the NC-SI on i210 I set the Sideband Interface bits of the Common Firmware Parameters 1 to NC-SI (01b) with the Intel lanconf tool. But maybe other actions should be done to get NC-SI interface running. Please, could you give me a hint, what I additionally should do? Do you have an example, how to initialize NC-SI on i210?
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