[PATCH v11 6/8] arm64: renesas: add Salvator-X board support on DTS
horms at verge.net.au
Sun Nov 8 18:19:31 PST 2015
On Tue, Nov 03, 2015 at 03:24:06PM +0100, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> Hi Mark, Rob,
> 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?
> 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
As discussed off-list.
I will update the stdout-path as Mark suggested.
The expectation being that early con will support that syntax.
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