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SubjectRe: [PATCH] serial: 8250_early: Add earlycon for BCM2835 aux uart

On 12/02/2020 14:28, Lukas Wunner wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 03, 2020 at 08:10:21PM +0100, Nicolas Saenz Julienne wrote:
>> On Fri, 2020-01-31 at 16:24 +0100, Lukas Wunner wrote:
>>> On Thu, Jan 30, 2020 at 05:11:55PM +0100, Nicolas Saenz Julienne wrote:
>>>> BTW did you had the oportunity to have a go at the patch?
>>> I've just performed a quick test and it doesn't work for me.
>>> If I add stdout-path = "serial1:115200n8"; to the chosen node,
>>> I only get a regular console with this patch, not an earlycon.
>> That's surprising, you're using u-boot isn't it? and the upstream device tree?
> My apologies for the delay.
> We boot the kernel directly from the Foundation's bootloader without
> U-Boot as intermediary, and we use the downstream DT and kernel
> (with RT & custom patches).
> As far as I could see, the 8250_bcm2835aux UART wasn't even found
> when the kernel searched for available earlycons. The compatible
> string in the DT does match the one in Matthias' patch.

Can you provide your device tree please. I suspect that we find the culprit there.


> I notice that Greg has already applied the patch to tty/next.
> I'm currently stretched a little thin but I'll debug this further
> once the dust has settled here.
> Thanks,
> Lukas

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