[PATCH 0/1] ppc4xx: Fix PCIe scanning for the 460SX

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Sat Apr 9 09:48:04 EST 2011

On Fri, 2011-04-08 at 13:22 -0500, Ayman El-Khashab wrote:
> From: Ayman El-Khashab <ayman at elkhashab.com>
> This patch is to fix the PCIe on the 460SX CPU.  As far as I can tell,
> the 460SX must be using a different core than the previous 4xx SOCs.
> The registers aren't the same and it appears DCRs that existed on 
> previous parts don't exist on this one.  Perhaps somebody from AMCC 
> can chime in.  In any case, the main problem was that the TX and RX
> weren't enabled so nothing downstream from the RP was ever found.
> And the check to set "port->link" would never work (as far as I could
> tell).  I could not find any DCRs in this part to indicate when the
> link was up and there isn't an obvious loopback, so the following
> call would fail and result in no devices found.
> ppc4xx_pciex_wait_on_sdr(port, PESDRn_LOOP, 1 << 28, 1 << 28, 100)
> It would be better to detect the link status, but I don't see an
> obvious way to do that from the data sheet.  U-boot just skips the
> link check as well for this part.

Hi Tirumala !

You originally submitted the support for 460ex. Can you chime in (and
review Ayman patch) please ?


> Ayman El-Khashab (1):
>   ppc4xx: Fix PCIe scanning for the 460SX
>  arch/powerpc/sysdev/ppc4xx_pci.c |   35 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++----
>  1 files changed, 31 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

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