u-boot crashes if mass-storage devices are connected via USB-C

Simon Glass sjg at chromium.org
Wed Mar 1 21:34:29 CET 2023

+Marek Vasut +Bin Meng +Mark Kettenis +Tom Rini

On Wed, 1 Mar 2023 at 08:12, bluetail <a-development+asahi at posteo.de> wrote:
> Hello. user kettenis aka "Mark Kettenis" guided me write my bug report
> to this email. "bluetail: please report these usb bugs upstream; they're
> almost certainly not hardware-specific"
> But before, jannau aka Janne Grunau asked me to give the version output
> of  `pacman -Qi uboot-asahi` to which I replied 2022.10.asahi1-1.
> Because I had the feeling that sometimes the reboot with a USB-C
> connected device succeeds, depending how many bays are populated. But I
> have no evidence for that.
> I did try other USB Type C Cables, but without success of fixing the
> underlying issue. The device works fine via USB Type A or C fine if
> plugged in AFTER u-boot.
> But, u-boot does not support USB Type A yet, which is why it wont break
> my boot sequence with USB Type A.
> Essentially, I connect a mass-storage device to the USB-C port of a Mac
> Mini 2020 (M1), and it leads to the issue in the attachment.
> I was able to reproduce it with Icy Box IB-3810 and ICY BOX IB-3805.
> Initially I thought this issue was only for some devices (also attached
> here) https://github.com/AsahiLinux/u-boot/issues/4 but it appears this
> might be a issue that is with many devices.
> If you need any more information, please feel free to ask. I am very
> eager to have this issue fixed because it seems to be a very broad issue
> with mass media storage in general.
> uname-r returns 6.1.0-asahi-2-2-edge-ARCH
> Best regards,
> bluetail
> --
> aka zDEFz

More information about the U-Boot mailing list