AW: latest u-boot branch for Marvell Armada 88F3720
sr at denx.de
Thu Apr 2 14:18:24 CEST 2020
On 02.04.20 13:30, Moritz Berghof wrote:
> it's really great that you answered so fast and helpfully, thank you!
> It's great you want get the board ported to mainline. Me too.
> I build the U-boot mainline and uploaded on my espressobin. Used the ATF
> and WTMI from Marvell.
> When I start the flashed .bin file, the U-boot crashed at this following
> point. "Synchronous Abort" handler, esr 0x96000210
Looks like an issue with SATA - not sure why. You might want to try to
disable SATA / AHCI for testing.
> Prompt is attached at this mail.
> I think there is a problem with the RAM. For example, I build the U-Boot
> for 1 GB RAM with the Marvell U-boot and the mainline/master. Important
> constant is DDR_TOPOLOGY=2
> make DEBUG=0 USE_COHERENT_MEM=0 LOG_LEVEL=20 SECURE=0 CLOCKSPRESET=CPU_1000_DDR_800 DDR_TOPOLOGY=2 WTP=... BOOTDEV=SPINOR PARTNUM=0 PLAT=a3700 all fip
> But when the u-boot mainline starts it promts:
> U-Boot 2020.04-rc3-00188-g350c44dfb9 (Mar 31 2020 - 10:52:01 +0200)
> DRAM: 512 MiB
> The Marvell U-boot promts DRAM: 1 GiB
> So my question is, where do you define the RAM Size?
Take a look at arch/arm/mach-mvebu/arm64-common.c. Perhaps this code
needs some changes for CONFIG_ARMADA_A3700 similar to what is done
for CONFIG_ARMADA_8K ?
I suggest you debug in this area a bit to see, where it goes wrong.
> At armada-3720-espressobin.dts i expanded the memory size. No success.
> At mvebu_armada-37xx.h I expand the RAM for two banks. No success.
> Or do you see there other problems by starting the mainline?
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