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A software only solution to the vexing Beagle Bone Black PHY issue

Posted on Thursday, June 21st, 2018 in hacks, software by DP

Maker:0x4c,Date:2017-12-4,Ver:4,Lens:Kan03,Act:Lar01,E-Y

Josh Levine has a nice write-up about a software only workaround for the Beagle Bone Black PHY issue:

Sometimes the Ethernet port on a Beagle Bone Black does not work on power up. It takes either a physical reset button press or a power cycle to fix it. This problem affects all BBB’s and until now could only be solved with hardware hacks.

The final official word from TI on this problem:
“There is no solution for this on the BB Black“

Full details at josh.com.

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