Questions tagged [sgmii]

Serial Gigabit Media Independent Interface (SGMII)

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SGMII Termination - Not understanding recommendation

I am going to be using a processor that has a few SGMII interfaces. From what I understand, these interfaces have LVDS logic levels. I am not use to seeing the termination scheme as recommended below. ...
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Can I use an Ethernet switch IC without connecting to the mcu?

I'd like to add an unmanaged Ethernet switch IC to a board I am designing, but I have no free RGMII/SGMII/PCIe connection available on my MCU. The goal of this IC is just to save space/hassle (in the ...
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sgmii auto negotiation - how long should this take?

I am working with LWIP - and an 1G marvell phy, m88e1111 - connected to a Microsemi SmartFusion 2 FPGA design using 10b8b (aka: TBI) interface. I'm doing something wrong with the auto negotiation and ...
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The SERDES/transceiver design inside the Ethernet MAC controller

I'm a little confused about the "SERDES" interface between MAC and PHY chip, and I drew some figures to illustrate the connections which confuse me as shown below. The MAC controllers in 3 figures are ...
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How to connect CPU with RGMII pins to an LTE module that takes only SGMII signals?

The Hi3519 Hisilicon CPU has RGMII pins. We are trying to connect it to the EC21 LTE Module from Quectel which contains SGMII pins. Would using two Realtek RTL8201F-VB-GG PHY chips with magnetics ...
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Broadcom Ethernet PHY link-up issue

We are using BCM5482SA2KFBG PHY for ethernet link in SGMII mode by selecting INTSEL = 2'b10. The PHY was supposed to establish a link upon power up using Autonegotitation without any management ...
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SGMII to 100BASE-FX

I need to connect seventh port (SGMII) of KSZ9477S switch to AFBR5803AQZ optical transceiver (It's 100 Mbps). I wanted to use PHY with SGMII interface and fiber mode (VSC8658XHJ), but it's too ...
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Purpose of QSGMII

I do not understand the purpose of QSGMII. QSGMII is supposed to combine 4 SGMII signals from 4 MACs into 1 QSGMII signal at 5 GHz. However, there is no Ethernet standard that works at 4 (or 5) GHz. ...
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SGMII, MDIO and link training

I am reading this document : https://www.nxp.com/webapp/Download?colCode=AN3869 I got this link from NXP support, but I did not get a precise answer to my questiosn and I would like to be sure : The ...
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Does SGMII use MDIO?

I was reading the SGMII specification and the documentation of a Gigabit MII to SGMII converter (see MAX24287). I do not see a MDIO to control the registers of the PHY (Basic Mode Status Register, ...
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Does SGMII contain MDIO?

When connecting a NIC (Intel I210-IS) to an gigabit ethernet switch with integrated PHYs (Marvell 88E6176) using the SGMII interface, I came across the following question: Since SGMII is a serialized ...