Designware MAC reset timeout after Linux reboot

Steffen Trumtrar s.trumtrar at
Tue Nov 8 00:59:57 PST 2016


On Mon, Nov 07, 2016 at 05:56:51PM +0000, Ian Abbott wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I'm using barebox 2016.10.0 with some custom BSP patches for my Cyclone V
> socfpga based board.  I've noticed that after issuing a reboot in Linux,
> followed by an 'ifup eth0' command in barebox, I get a "eth0: MAC reset
> timeout" error, which causes dwc_ether_init() to bail out early. My Linux
> kernel is Linux 4.1.17, plus LTSI-4.1.17 patches, plus Altera patches from
> linux-socfpga kernel branch socfpga-4.1.22-ltsi, in that order (git rebase
> is a wonderful thing!).

FYI: I just tested on a Socrates board with Linux 4.9-rc3 and barebox 2016.08.0
and can not reproduce your problem. Does that always happen or just sometimes?


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