[PATCH] ARM: integrator: fix OF-related regression
grant.likely at linaro.org
Fri Jun 27 05:14:50 PDT 2014
On Thu, 26 Jun 2014 16:31:28 -0500, Rob Herring <robherring2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 26, 2014 at 2:39 PM, Rabin Vincent <rabin at rab.in> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 26, 2014 at 02:15:42PM +0200, Linus Walleij wrote:
> >> On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 3:06 PM, Rob Herring <robherring2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > On Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 7:08 AM, Linus Walleij <linus.walleij at linaro.org> wrote:
> >> >> Commit 07e461cd7e73a84f0e3757932b93cc80976fd749
> >> >> "of: Ensure unique names without sacrificing determinism"
> >> >> caused a boot failure regression on the Integrator machines.
> >> >>
> >> >> The problem is probably caused by fiddling too much with
> >> >> the device tree population in the OF init function, such
> >> >> as passing the SoC bus device as parent when populating
> >> >> the device tree.
> >> >>
> >> >> This patch fixes the problem by:
> >> >>
> >> >> - Avoiding to explicitly look up the tree root
> >> >> - Look up devices needed before device population from
> >> >> the match only, passing NULL as root
> >> >> - Passing NULL as root and parent when calling
> >> >> of_platform_populate()
> >> >
> >> > Just curious, I don't see how this fixes booting for Integrator. Where
> >> > exactly does boot fail?
> >> It fails by failing to populate the devicetree somehow. I don't
> >> have the proper debugging needs, I just trial-and-horror-fixed
> >> it by making the board init similar to other platforms :-/
> > earlyprintk doesn't work on Integrator hardware? It does on QEMU's
> > integratorcp so it's trivial to debug there.
> I got as far as building a kernel to do that before getting distracted...
> > The problem is that integrator_init_sysfs() adds a device attribute
> > called "fpga" to the soc0 bus, and the soc0 bus device is also used as
> > the root of the device tree, and the device tree has a node called "fpga".
> > Before 07e461cd7e73a84f0e3757932b93cc80976fd749 this node directory and
> > attribute file had unique paths:
> > sysfs: creating file '/devices/soc0/fpga'
> > sysfs: creating dir '/devices/soc0/fpga.0'
> > 07e461cd7e73a84f0e3757932b93cc80976fd749 removed the .0 from the fpga node's
> > directory, leading to that node (and its subnodes) failing to register due to a
> > filename conflict with the fpga attribute's file:
> Thanks for debugging. Now this makes sense as to why this is specific
> to Integrator. I think this is the right direction and we should not
> put devices under soc0/. That way the structure is consistent across
> SOCs and regardless of whether you decide to create an soc_device or
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