On Thu, 26 Nov 2009 09:45 +0100, "Florian Fainelli"
> Hi Andrew.
> Le jeudi 26 novembre 2009 01:24:13, email@example.com a écrit :
> > On Tue, 17 Nov 2009 20:03 -0500, "David VomLehn" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > wrote:
> > > On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 06:58:35PM -0600, email@example.com wrote:
> > > > On Wed, 18 Nov 2009 01:39 +0100, "Florian Fainelli"
> > > >
> > > > <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > > > -------------------------------
> > > >
> > > > Actually I already got this patch for the board in little endian mode,
> > > > and it is still there for the big endian mode. And this is one of the
> > > > place I have been wondering if that needs to be changed for big endian.
> > >
> > > It sounds like you've done a good job getting the bootloader and kernel
> > > to work, so this may be a silly suggestion, but are you sure your root
> > > filesystem and busybox are little-endian? It would be an easy mistake to
> > > make...
> > >
> > > > thanks. Andrew
> > >
> > > David VL
> > I have some clue on this issue now. It seems there is some problem with
> > the serial console operating in interrupt mode. If the 8250 is in
> > polling mode(set the IRQ for the 8250 serial port to 0), the output on
> > the console is fine. But with 8250 in interrupt mode, 8250 serial driver
> > does not receive any interrupt in serial8250_interrupt(). The same board
> > works just fine when operating in little endian mode with interruption.
> > I probably need to change something in IRQ initialization for big
> > endian. I will post my solution when I can get it to work. In the
> > meantime, any suggestion will be welcome.
> Do you need that patch to work in little-endian:
> serial_kludge.patch ? If so, you are likely to need it in big-endian too
> it works around a silicon issue.
> Best regards, Florian Fainelli
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I did not need the patch for little endian. For the UART type, I used
PORT_16550 instead of AR7 and it worked just fine. Thanks for the
Best regards, Andrew