[PATCH] ARM: OMAP3: Beagle: Fix USB Host on beagle xM Ax/Bx

Stefan Roese sr at denx.de
Mon Jul 15 04:24:17 EDT 2013

On 07/15/2013 10:16 AM, Roger Quadros wrote:
>>> I can only test on beagle-xm (which is also rev. C2) with integrated SMSC ethernet chip
>>> as I don't have an external USB-ethernet adapter.
>> Too bad. This difference in boards makes the tests a bit less
>> meaningful. Is there really no USB-ethernet adapter somewhere in your
>> department (perhaps a non-SMSC95xx might serve as well?)? I might
>> send/order you one if necessary. ;)
> Thanks for the offer :). I'll just get one for myself by today/tomorrow.
> The one available here uses this driver "drivers/net/usb/asix.c"


>>> The above commit doesn't work well for beagle-xm,
>> Why is this? What does happen? Does U-Boot not boot up to the prompt?
>> Please send me a log.
> The last time it had failed I remember seeing a lot of IO pad configuration errors.
> But I'm no longer able to reproduce that problem. Maybe it was just a messed up
> build. In case I observe it again I'll let you know.

It might be related to a problem with the gd (global-data) pointer being
overwritten in den SPL. This is still not finally resolved the upcoming


>>> so my u-boot is on tag v2013.04
>>> and you don't need that additional patch.
>>> Can you please retest on it? Thanks.
>> Done, please see below.
>>> You will need to set "usbethaddr" before starting USB else SMSC will not work.
>>> e.g.
>>> 	setenv usbethaddr A6:66:4D:B0:69:04
>> I don't have a beagle-xm, only my beable. And my U-Boot network setup is
>> already working, thanks.
> Right. you won't need that for beagle. It was only for beagle-xm or panda with on board
> usb-ethernet.

I'm using the (external) USB-ethernet adapter on the beagle in U-Boot as
well. To tftp the kernel/dtb.


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