[PATCH 0/2] Workaround for IMX7d PCI-e PLL lock failure

Lorenzo Pieralisi lorenzo.pieralisi at arm.com
Mon Sep 17 03:13:53 PDT 2018

On Wed, Jul 18, 2018 at 12:44:22PM -0700, Trent Piepho wrote:
> This is the workaround for the IMX7d Erratum e10728, failure of
> initialize PCIe PLL VCO oscillation resulting in PLL lock failure and
> failure of the PCI-e link to come up.
> The registers used in the workaround are based on the latest patch in
> the NXP kernel, but many things around that have been changed.
> This uses a new node of type fsl,imx-pcie-phy to get the PHY's
> registers.  The node is found via a phandle added to the PCI-e
> controller's node, rather than the incorrect way done in the NXP kernel.
> There is no error if the phandle is not preset (since it's needed except
> for the imx7d workaround and no existing dtses have it), but if preset
> it is an error if something relating to it does not work.
> ** Should the node be fsl,imx7d-pcie-phy?  snps,dw-pcie-phy?  
> There is little to no documenation from NXP and Synopsis about this, so I'm
> unsure of the PHY's lineage.
> The imx6 PCI-e driver does not use the generic phy layer to interact
> with the PHY.  It appears PHY related hardware, like clocks, regulators,
> and resets, are part of the fsl,imx6q-pcie node.  But again, the
> topology of this hardware is not documented very well.
> Another approach would be to add the PHY registers as another bank in
> the PCI-e node.  This would match how the PHY reset, clock, etc.  are
> done.  However, the PHY is attached to a different AXI master than the
> PCI-e controller, so the register range really does not belong there.
> Trent Piepho (2):
>   ARM: dts: imx7d: Add node for PCIe PHY
>   PCI: imx: Add workaround for e10728, IMX7d PCIe PLL failure

Marked as "changes requested", following Lucas' review, please
respin as appropriate.


>  .../devicetree/bindings/pci/fsl,imx6q-pcie.txt     | 11 ++++
>  arch/arm/boot/dts/imx7d.dtsi                       |  9 ++++
>  drivers/pci/dwc/pci-imx6.c                         | 59 ++++++++++++++++++++++
>  3 files changed, 79 insertions(+)
> Cc: Shawn Guo <shawnguo at kernel.org>
> Cc: Sascha Hauer <kernel at pengutronix.de>
> Cc: Fabio Estevam <fabio.estevam at nxp.com>
> Cc: Richard Zhu <hongxing.zhu at nxp.com>
> Cc: Lucas Stach <l.stach at pengutronix.de>
> -- 
> 2.14.4

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