[U-Boot-Users] Can't call printf() in functions called via function pointers?

Kumar Gala galak at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Dec 7 22:50:21 CET 2007

On Dec 7, 2007, at 2:43 PM, Timur Tabi wrote:

> On and 8323E-MDS, I added a printf() to fdt_set_qe_busfreq():
> static int fdt_set_qe_busfreq(void *blob, int nodeoffset, const char  
> *name, bd_t
> *bd)
> {
> 	u32  tmp;
> 	/* Create or update the property */
> printf("%s:%u\n", __FUNCTION__, __LINE__);
> 	tmp = cpu_to_be32(gd->qe_clk);
> 	return fdt_setprop(blob, nodeoffset, name, &tmp, sizeof(tmp));
> }
> Adding this printf() causes the system to reset.  The odd thing is  
> that I can
> add all the printfs I want to ft_cpu_setup().
> Is this because fdt_set_qe_busfreq() is being called via function  
> pointer, and
> these calls are screwed up because of the relocation?

That's exactly correct.

Someone should really look at converting 83xx over to the way 5xxx and  
85xx are doing fixups.

- k

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