[PATCH 1/3 v3] ARM Realview PCIX map include file changes
arnd at arndb.de
Thu Oct 6 11:57:59 EDT 2011
On Thursday 06 October 2011, Colin Tuckley wrote:
> Ah, that wasn't clear from the original email - I was making the changes incrementally and testing as I went.
> > This is how it works:
> > 1. The PCI IO window is supposed to be 64K in size.
> Yes, that bit was obvious after a bit of thought. I suspect the original value was just a cut 'n paste error.
> > 2. "pcibios_min_io" sets the minimum offset into the PCI IO window
> > which
> > PCI IO BARs should be assigned. It is assumed that a PCI IO BAR
> > value
> > of 0 corresponds with the virtual base address of this window.
> > 3. inb() et.al. take the PCI IO offset and not the physical address
> > nor the virtual address of the desired access.
> That seems sensible.
> However, after changing both __io() and pcibios_min_io as Arnd suggested
> the boot still hangs after " Uncompressing Linux... done, booting the kernel."
No idea. If you send me the full patch, I'll have a look if I can spot
something odd. I can very much recommend debugging this in qemu,
which should support booting your kernels and provide you a
gdb interface to see what's going on.
I noticed that the original code (without your patch) describes a 4KB
I/O space window. Maybe there is a hardware limitation and you actually
have to set PCIBIOS_MIN_IO to zero and IO_SPACE_LIMIT to 0xFFF.
This would however be a fairly unusual hw quirk.
> I did notice that there seems to have been some code changes and
> refactoring in the pci sub-system between 3.1 and 2.6.38 where I
> was testing before. Are there any significant changes I should be
> aware of?
Nothing major, no. There are always patches going in there, but
the fundamental bits stay very stable.
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