[U-Boot] Watchdog DM conversion, sram overflow(SPL)
marek.vasut at gmail.com
Wed Jun 26 10:48:36 UTC 2019
On 6/26/19 12:37 PM, Stefan Roese wrote:
> On 26.06.19 11:53, Suniel Mahesh wrote:
>> I am trying to convert watchdog driver(omap3_wdt) on TI AM33XX
>> platform to Driver Model.
>> Since DM is also enabled in SPL, size of SPL image generated(with
>> watchdog DM enabled) is
>> bigger compared to the SRAM size(.u_boot_list section doesn't fit in
>> the region alloted)
>> and build is failing with the following error:
>> LD spl/drivers/usb/gadget/built-in.o
>> LD spl/drivers/usb/musb-new/built-in.o
>> LD spl/drivers/built-in.o
>> LD spl/u-boot-spl
>> arm-linux-ld.bfd: u-boot-spl section `.u_boot_list' will not fit in
>> region `.sram'
>> arm-linux-ld.bfd: region `.sram' overflowed by 48 bytes
>> make: *** [spl/u-boot-spl] Error 1
>> make: *** [spl/u-boot-spl] Error 2
>> The SRAM size in the device is 130047 bytes, of which 110592 bytes are
>> allocated for SPL
>> Image, 6144 bytes for stack and the rest 12799 bytes for RAM Exec
>> vectors, tracing data
>> and static variables.
>> Maximum SPL image size is fixed at 110592 bytes
>> SPL size without Watchdog driver model is 110880 bytes.
>> So, the reason for such error is straight forward.
>> I can think of two possible approaches (might be wrong):
>> 1. either disable DM in SPL for watchdog ?
>> (dm: mmc: Allow disabling driver model in SPL - by Simon Glass)
>> 2. The stack allocated for SPL in SRAM is 6KB and 12799 bytes for
>> RAM Exec vectors,
>> tracing data and static variables. can we do something here, by
>> borrowing some bytes ?
>> Or any possible solutions ?
> You could also disable the watchdog in SPL and only enable it
> later in U-Boot proper.
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