[U-Boot-Users] pcmcia card not set up by u-boot on tqm823l

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Tue Sep 9 17:15:50 CEST 2003

Dear Seb,

in message <1063108096.3298.79.camel at xerxes.hypercube> you wrote:
> I am having problems with u-boot setting up a pcmcia card on a tqm823l
> on an Stk8xxl starter board. From a "make TQM823L_config; make" version
> of u-boot 0.4.0, I get the following output when booting the board:
> PCMCIA: 3.3V card found: SunDisk SDP 5/3 0.6
>             Fixed Disk Card
>             IDE interface
>             [silicon] [unique] [single] [sleep] [standby] [idle] [low power]
> Bus 0: ............................................................** Timeout ** 
> The same is seen with another flash card. The code that times out is in
> common/cmd_ide.c (at bottom of message) and it looks like the card is
> saying it's busy. Does anyone have a suggestion as to why the cards
> aren't being correctly set up/recognized?

Probably the card does not work, at least  not  in  an  ATA  standard
conforming way. There is little you can do when the BUSY bit stays on
forever after a device select command...

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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