[PATCH] pbl updates
plagnioj at jcrosoft.com
Wed Oct 3 07:37:43 EDT 2012
On 12:06 Wed 03 Oct , Sascha Hauer wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 02, 2012 at 08:36:41PM +0200, Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD wrote:
> > On 18:50 Tue 02 Oct , Sascha Hauer wrote:
> > > On Tue, Oct 02, 2012 at 04:30:11PM +0200, Jean-Christophe PLAGNIOL-VILLARD wrote:
> > > > On 15:06 Tue 02 Oct , Sascha Hauer wrote:
> > > > > Here are two updates for the MMU code in the decompressor. The first
> > > > > one may come in handy when a JTAG debugger is connected. The second
> > > > > one is more important. It actually makes turning on the MMU in the
> > > > > decompressor useful by making map_cachable work. It turned out that
> > > > > this didn't work leaving the whole mapping uncached.
> > > > > Note that the code in current master should work, but slow. Since
> > > > > it actually does work I do not want to put this into the upcoming
> > > > > release.
> > > > As I report the current code does not work on at91sam9g45
> > > > I suspect as we boot from the second ram controler on this SoC
> > > >
> > > > So please hold the release that I can try those patch on sam9g45 if they fix
> > > > the PBL they will be mandatory for it
> > >
> > > I think they won't fix it. map_cachable currently is a noop, but this
> > > should be fine as now we have a complete 1:1 uncached mapping. I don't
> > > see why this shouldn't work. I hope you find out.
> > >
> > > What we can do for now is to add an additional Kconfig option to make
> > > enabling the MMU in the pbl optional. Then at least it should work on
> > > your boards.
> > Was thinking about this too
> Ok, I'll prepare a patch.
> > >
> > > BTW I hunted down a strange problem with the MMU on a KaRO Tx53 board.
> > > It turned out that the image header (which basically is a poke table
> > > to initialize the SDRAM) indeed initialized the SDRAM. The problem was
> > > that this SDRAM setup depends on some other lowlevel setup which is done
> > > later. The SDRAM setup was good enough to load with MMU disabled, but
> > > once the MMU is enabled the SDRAM does burst accesses and the board goes
> > > to nirvana.
> > > Maybe your problem is related somehow.
> > yeah It may solve my issue with the MMU and nand boot
> > I was thinking to add a initcall support to the pbl and enable the MMU at the
> > right momment. This will allow to simplify the adding of generic SPL framework
> I don't think this is a good idea. I don't want to grow a second
> bootloader in the pbl. It should stay simple.
I want to add spi boot and mmc boot where the non shell barebox is too big to
fit in sram
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