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AR# 65509

Petalinux/OSL - How do I represent the AXI Ethernet checksum offload option in the device-tree?


The AXI Ethernet Subsystem configuration includes "No Checksum Offload" , "Partial Checksum Offload" & "Full checksum Offload" options.

How do you represent the checksum offload option selected in hardware in the device-tree node?


The checksum selection in device-tree node is represented through TXCSUM & RXCSUM.

See below for details of checksum values based on the checksum offload selected.

For Example:

In hardware, if the AXI Ethernet Subsystem is configured to Full CheckSum Offload for both TX and RX , the below entries should be added in the device tree:

xlnx,rxcsum = <0x2>;

xlnx,txcsum = <0x2>;

Note: If checksum offload entry is not declared, it is considered to be not used or disabled.

AR# 65509
Date 11/09/2015
Status Active
Type General Article
  • Zynq-7000
  • Artix-7
  • Kintex-7
  • Virtex-7
  • PetaLinux
  • AXI Ethernet
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