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Date:	Tue, 2 Feb 2016 19:19:13 -0600
From:	"Franklin S Cooper Jr." <>
To:	Arnd Bergmann <>
CC:	<>, <>, <>,
Subject: Re: Keystone 2 boards boot failure

On 02/02/2016 05:26 PM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Tuesday 02 February 2016 16:59:34 Franklin Cooper wrote:
>> On 02/02/2016 03:26 PM, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>>> On Tuesday 02 February 2016 15:01:33 Franklin S Cooper Jr. wrote:
>>>> Yes. Here is a boot log on the latest master with the below
>>>> three patches reverted.
>>>> (Working)
>>>> I reverted these three patches. The two latest patches seem
>>>> to be trying to correct/expand upon the last patch on this list.
>>>> commit 958d104e3d40eef5148c402887138f6594ff7e1e
>>>> netcp: fix regression in receive processing
>>>> commit 9dd2d6c5c9755b160fe0111bcdad9491676feea8
>>>> netcp: add more __le32 annotations
>>>> commit 899077791403ff7a2d8cfaa87bd1a82d729463e2
>>>> netcp: try to reduce type confusion in descriptors
>>> The middle patch should have no effect on generated code, so I'm ignoring
>>> that for now.
>>> The next thing to rule out is an endianess bug. I assume you
>>> are running this on with a little-endian kernel, correct? If
>>> you are running big-endian, the base assumption that the driver needs
>>> to swap the data was flawed and that portion needs to be done.
>>> If you are running little-endian 32-bit, please try the partial
>>> revert below, which just undoes the attempt to make it work with
>>> 64-bit kernels.
>> Keystone 2 devices are little-endian 32-bit devices.
> I meant the kernel you are running on it, not the hardware.
> You should always be able to run both a big-endian kernel and
> a littl-endian kernel on any ARMv7 machine, and a couple of
> platforms use 64-bit physical addresses even on 32-bit machines
> (with the normal 32-bit instruction set).

I'm not sure if Keystone 2 devices support this or if we
have support for this. I'll have to double check.
> I wasn't completely sure if there are already keystone-derived
> products with 64-bit CPU cores, but I guess the driver would
> fail really badly on those (with or without the patch).
>> This partial revert fixes the boot problem for me.
> Ok.
> I tried to create a smaller version and stumbled over
> a typo, maybe that's the whole problem. Can you try this one:
> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/ti/netcp_core.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/ti/netcp_core.c
> index c61d66d38634..8490804416dd 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/ti/netcp_core.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/ti/netcp_core.c
> @@ -167,7 +167,7 @@ static void set_pad_info(u32 pad0, u32 pad1, u32 pad2, struct knav_dma_desc *des
>  {
>  	desc->pad[0] = cpu_to_le32(pad0);
>  	desc->pad[1] = cpu_to_le32(pad1);
> -	desc->pad[2] = cpu_to_le32(pad1);
> +	desc->pad[2] = cpu_to_le32(pad2);
>  }
>  static void set_org_pkt_info(dma_addr_t buff, u32 buff_len,
> 	Arnd

So only making this change on the latest master with no
other changes I see the boot problem again.

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