[U-Boot] Possible Denx m28evk ethernet problem + solution

Marek Vasut marek.vasut at gmail.com
Sun Jan 8 17:05:05 CET 2012

> > Not really ... that's how it all works. When Stefano sends pull RQ, it'll
> > go mainline.
> Aha, so it's not mainline yet after all ;-) But I get it; It's available in
> Fabio's repo and will be in Denx mainline soon.

Stefano's ... but it's almost mainline, for imx development, that's what you 
should use anyway.

> > I see no problems with the board DRAM detection on our board, no. I
> > tested this quite thoroughly.
> > 
> > I don't see the registers differ either ... ever. I suspect your problem
> > is with your DRAM configuration data -- if your DRAM chip is
> > misconfigured, you'll get such memory problems.
> It works beautifully; I have no reason to assume there's anything wrong
> with it. When it detects 0 MiB SDRAM, it's been my own fault so far:
> Obscure reset scenarios, incremental builds where a clean build was due,
> etc.

Can you pinpoint the problem ? Your description is quite vague ...
> > RFC/patch is always welcome.
> Great. I'll see what I can come up with.
> > MX28EVK has no NAND if I understand it correctly.
> It has one of these beautiful TSOP-48 footprint compatible ZIF sockets on
> board. Standard it's empty, but with a Samsung K9G08UOM in it, it worked
> out-of-the-box using your m28evk configuration.

Muhehe, of course ... the code is state-of-the-art top-notch thing :-D

> However mx28evk NAND is mutually exclusive with the use of MMC1 socket
> because of shared pins. So in my config, CMD_NAND is used to configure in
> NAND and to configure out MMC1.
> > Make a patch and submit to the mailing list, like everyone else does
> > please. Don't try to reinvent wheel ... square one this time even.
> It's hardly worth a patch; Perhaps Fabio already typed his own. But I'll
> submit one tomorrow anyway.

Please do, thanks

> Robert.

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