Problem with mini-PCI-E slot on P2020RDB

Leon Woestenberg leon.woestenberg at
Wed Apr 13 19:22:14 EST 2011


On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 6:54 AM, Felix Radensky <felix at> wrote:
> On 04/12/2011 07:05 AM, Aggrwal Poonam-B10812 wrote:
>> As such there is no hardware fix related to this issue between RevC to
>> RevD. The solution was a software patch to resolve the issue related to
>> IRQ0.
> Are you sure ? Please take a look at Freescale document titled
> "P1020E/P2020E RDB System Errata".
> There's errata CE10, IRQ0 held low. It is fixed in Rev D. Vivek Mahajan, who
> looked at the issue back
> in 2009, estimated that problem can be related to missing pull-up on IRQ0.
> This is exactly what is
> fixed in Rev D.

That's my understanding as well.

Check if R420 and R423 are populated. These are the required pull-ups.
On Rev D they are populated. You might be able to add them yourself.

Even if you have an Rev A-C PCB, this fix can already be applied; it
was on my board! (the bottom of the board mentions the schematic

The resistors have a silkscreen designator block called X, the
resistors are situated to the left and bottom of the silkscreen X.
IIRC, between the flash and Px020 part.

On the left side of R420 (or R423) I measured the block wave from the
RTC, which fires the 32kHz interrupt rate on IRQ0. This fixed by the
u-boot patch.



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