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Date:   Tue, 2 Feb 2021 01:53:02 +0000
From:   Yoshihiro Shimoda <>
To:     Pali Rohár <>,
        Mathias Nyman <>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,
        Gregory CLEMENT <>,
        Miquel Raynal <>,
        Peter Chen <>
CC:     Tomasz Maciej Nowak <>,
        "" <>,
        "" <>,
        Jun Li <>, Marek Behun <>
Subject: RE: [PATCH v2] usb: host: xhci: mvebu: make USB 3.0 PHY optional for
 Armada 3720

Hi Pali,

> From: Pali Rohár, Sent: Tuesday, February 2, 2021 12:08 AM
> Older ATF does not provide SMC call for USB 3.0 phy power on functionality
> and therefore initialization of xhci-hcd is failing when older version of
> ATF is used. In this case phy_power_on() function returns -EOPNOTSUPP.
> [    3.108467] mvebu-a3700-comphy d0018300.phy: unsupported SMC call, try updating your firmware
> [    3.117250] phy phy-d0018300.phy.0: phy poweron failed --> -95
> [    3.123465] xhci-hcd: probe of d0058000.usb failed with error -95
> This patch introduces a new plat_setup callback for xhci platform drivers
> which is called prior calling usb_add_hcd() function. This function at its
> beginning skips PHY init if hcd->skip_phy_initialization is set.
> Current init_quirk callback for xhci platform drivers is called from
> xhci_plat_setup() function which is called after chip reset completes.
> It happens in the middle of the usb_add_hcd() function and therefore this
> callback cannot be used for setting if PHY init should be skipped or not.
> For Armada 3720 this patch introduce a new xhci_mvebu_a3700_plat_setup()
> function configured as a xhci platform plat_setup callback. This new
> function calls phy_power_on() and in case it returns -EOPNOTSUPP then
> XHCI_SKIP_PHY_INIT quirk is set to instruct xhci-plat to skip PHY
> initialization.
> This patch fixes above failure by ignoring 'not supported' error in
> xhci-hcd driver. In this case it is expected that phy is already power on.
> It fixes initialization of xhci-hcd on Espressobin boards where is older
> Marvell's Arm Trusted Firmware without SMC call for USB 3.0 phy power.
> This is regression introduced in commit bd3d25b07342 ("arm64: dts: marvell:
> armada-37xx: link USB hosts with their PHYs") where USB 3.0 phy was defined
> and therefore xhci-hcd on Espressobin with older ATF started failing.
> Signed-off-by: Pali Rohár <>
> Tested-by: Tomasz Maciej Nowak <>
> Fixes: bd3d25b07342 ("arm64: dts: marvell: armada-37xx: link USB hosts with their PHYs")
> Cc: <> # 5.1+: ea17a0f153af: phy: marvell: comphy: Convert internal SMCC firmware return codes to
> errno
> Cc: <> # 5.1+: f768e718911e: usb: host: xhci-plat: add priv quirk for skip PHY initialization

Thank you for the patch!

Reviewed-by: Yoshihiro Shimoda <> # xhci-plat

Also, I tested on my environment and didn't cause any regression.

Tested-by: Yoshihiro Shimoda <> # On R-Car

Best regards,
Yoshihiro Shimoda

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