[PATCH v11 6/8] arm64: renesas: add Salvator-X board support on DTS
horms at verge.net.au
Tue Nov 17 09:31:50 PST 2015
On Mon, Nov 16, 2015 at 10:53:39AM +0100, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 3, 2015 at 3:24 PM, Geert Uytterhoeven <geert at linux-m68k.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 29, 2015 at 8:52 AM, Geert Uytterhoeven
> > <geert at linux-m68k.org> wrote:
> >> On Fri, Oct 23, 2015 at 9:00 AM, Simon Horman <horms at verge.net.au> wrote:
> >>> On Thu, Oct 15, 2015 at 12:01:40PM +0100, Mark Rutland wrote:
> >>>> > + stdout-path = &scif2;
> >>>> No rate? It would be better to be explicit here; you should be able to
> >>>> have:
> >>>> stdout-path = "serial0:115200n8"
> >>>> Where "115200n8" is replaced with whatever configuration this board
> >>>> actually has.
> >>> I think that we have had this discussion before in relation to
> >>> a different board for a different Renesas SoC but I could be mistaken.
> >> IIRC, at that time the code to parse the options wasn't upstream yet, so
> >> adding the options would have broken the serial console.
> >> I can confirm it works fine on Salvator-X with
> >> stdout-path = "serial0:115200n8";
> > Unfortunately this breaks earlycon support:
> > Malformed early option 'earlycon'
> > The call to fdt_getprop() in early_init_dt_scan_chosen_serial() fails.
> > I guess that unlike the standard console handling code, the fdt code can't
> > handle aliases yet?
> Apparently this issue was fixed in v4.4-rc1. For the backport team:
> commit 6296ad9e3375c6c1ddbb371f589ba6a145bb31df
> Author: Stefan Agner <stefan at agner.ch>
> Date: Sat Oct 10 01:29:30 2015 -0700
> of/fdt: fix aliases with baudrate in earlycon
> > P.S. SCIF earlycon support is not yet upstream, as it still doesn't work on
> > arm32 (I discovered today it does on arm64 ;-): it pretends to work, but
> > nothing is output to the serial port (until the normal serial console kicks
> > in).
> And this issue is mostly resolved, too. So v4.5 will be perfect ;-)
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