[PATCH 1/4] ARM: tegra: rely on bootloader pinmux programming on nyan-big

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu.vizoso at collabora.com
Wed Jan 7 00:06:30 PST 2015

On 6 January 2015 at 18:09, Stephen Warren <swarren at wwwdotorg.org> wrote:
> On 01/06/2015 03:37 AM, Tomeu Vizoso wrote:
>> Following 6dbaff2b, the kernel expects that the bootloader has correctly
>> programmed the Tegra pinmux.
>> DTs for the Jetson and the Venice2 had been updated already but this one
>> was left behind.
> So this setup is true for NVIDIA-controlled development/reference boards
> where we've ensured that the bootloader sets up 100% of the pinmux.
> However, I know that Coreboot on this board doesn't set up everything in the
> pinmux, and since it's in r/o flash never will. As such, I'm not sure this
> change is safe for this board. That is, unless you want to force upstream
> kernels to be booted via a chain-loaded path: Coreboot (r/o) -> U-Boot (r/w
> with full pinmux setup) -> kernel.
>> Have tested this with the stock vendor firmware (coreboot) and have found
>> no
>> issues.
> There are presumably a bunch of features which aren't yet supported
> upstream, and hence you couldn't test though? That means we might find that
> parts of the pinmux aren't yet programmed but need to be to enable those
> features.

Sure, there's no chance that my testing could have been extensive enough.

Following Andrew's feedback, I will be looking at getting the pinmux
programming right in the DTs.



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