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

Marek Vasut marex at denx.de
Wed Mar 1 23:51:14 CET 2023

On 3/1/23 21:34, Simon Glass wrote:
> +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
Would it be possible to check whether current u-boot/master works any 
better ?

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