Firmware Compatibility

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Firmware Compatibility
« on: May 31, 2017, 04:26:29 PM »
Hello,

I am starting a project on this Zodiac FX SDN switch. I just to want to ask that can we store any other third party firmware other than the firmware updates provided for the Zodiac FX hardware. Also i want to know that which specific L2/L3 features are possible within this switch other than RSTP and Vlans.

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Re: Firmware Compatibility
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2017, 07:59:15 PM »
Hi,

You can use our open source firmware as it is or modify the code to suit your needs, you could also create a complete firmware from scratch if you wish using Atmel Studio and the Advanced Software Framework (ASF).

The Microchip KSZ8795CLX switch chip used in the Zodiac FX includes most enterprise grade L2/L3 switching functions, more information is available from the KSZ8795 product page  on the Microchip website.

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Paul

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Re: Firmware Compatibility
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2017, 01:25:20 PM »
Thanks,

Regarding the RSTP protocol will it be built in within the switch as a result of which we don't need a controller for loop avoidance policy.

Regards,
Maheen