[PATCH u-boot-marvell v3 00/39] kwboot higher baudrate

Stefan Roese sr at denx.de
Sun Oct 3 11:52:44 CEST 2021

Hi Tom,

On 01.10.21 14:59, Tom Rini wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 01, 2021 at 01:01:37PM +0200, Stefan Roese wrote:
>> Added to Tom to Cc
>> On 01.10.21 12:43, Stefan Roese wrote:
>>> On 01.10.21 12:39, Pali Rohár wrote:
>>>> Hello!
>>>> On Friday 01 October 2021 12:28:34 Stefan Roese wrote:
>>>>> First the test on "next" without the 39 patches:
>>>>> [stefan at ryzen u-boot (next)]$ ./tools/kwboot -p -b u-boot-spl.kwb -t
>>>> ...
>>>>> DDR3 Training Sequence - Ended Successfully
>>>>> Trying to boot from BOOTROM
>>>>> Returning to BootROM (return address 0xffff0aa0)...
>>>>> +xmodem: Protocol error
>>>>> Not working!
>>>>> And now test on "master" without the 39 patches:
>>>>> [stefan at ryzen u-boot (master)]$ ./tools/kwboot -p -b u-boot-spl.kwb -t
>>>> ...
>>>>> Seems to okay.
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>> Stefan
>>>> So something is broken in next branch. I have looked at kwboot and
>>>> kwbimage code and there is no change in next branch which is not in
>>>> master branch.
>>>> So it looks like that something not related to kwboot broke it in next
>>>> branch. And seems that git bisect on AXP hw would be required. But I do
>>>> not own AXP board, so I cannot do it.
>>> I can try to do this here later, if I find the time.
>> git bisect leads to this problematic commit:
>> [stefan at ryzen u-boot ((ab92b38a0161...)|BISECTING)]$ git bisect good
>> a2ac2b964bfbb20d6791ee94b9034a50cfadb5b0 is the first bad commit
>> commit a2ac2b964bfbb20d6791ee94b9034a50cfadb5b0
>> Author: Tom Rini <trini at konsulko.com>
>> Date:   Fri Aug 27 21:18:30 2021 -0400
>>      Convert CONFIG_SKIP_LOWLEVEL_INIT et al to Kconfig
>>      This converts the following to Kconfig:
>>      In order to do this, we need to introduce SPL and TPL variants of these
>>      options so that we can clearly disable these options only in SPL in some
>>      cases, and both instances in other cases.
>>      Signed-off-by: Tom Rini <trini at konsulko.com>
>> Frankly, I did not analyse this change fully. But it seems to
>> responsible for this breakage on Armada XP in "next".
> OK, I guess the conversion from
> arch/arm/mach-mvebu/include/mach/config.h didn't work right.  These
> boards should have set CONFIG_SPL_SKIP_LOWLEVEL_INIT but don't.

Yes, this seems to be the case here.

> Why it was missed, well, I can't spot the magic to include
> <mach/config.h> if it exists, but I just missed that, so I'll need to
> make sure to take more care on the tricky conversions that also use
> mach/config.h.  Let me know if you need me to re-convert platforms here,
> or now that you know what's missing you can fix it, thanks!

I'll send a fix for "next" to the list shortly.


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