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Re: Porting Au1x000 USB host controller on u-boot

To: Rodolfo Giometti <>
Subject: Re: Porting Au1x000 USB host controller on u-boot
From: Sergei Shtylyov <>
Date: Thu, 04 May 2006 21:06:02 +0400
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Rodolfo Giometti wrote:

I'm trying to implement support for USB host into u-boot. I
initialized the USB controller just as linux does, the EDs and the TDs
look like good in memory but the controller seems not well reading
them and on the bus I see random USB messages...

I think that there could be some problem on memory coherency... some

Be sure to set Config0.OD (bit 19), it's proven to fix the USB-related lockups on Au1500 at least. See arch/mips/common/cputable.c for the CPU steppings where it must be set to mask various errata. Also, try to disable USB controller's DMA coherency in the USB enable register (there's a related errata in all Au1xx0 family) -- the Linux driver doesn't do this though, and this shouldn't matter unless you're modifying USB buffers on the fly. :-) Also, note that this magic bit may be write only, so make sure it's set on every write to CP0 Config0 reg. See this patch:



WBR, Sergei

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