[PATCH 3/3] mmc: sdhci-of-esdhc: add workaround for T4240 incorrect HOSTVER value

Scott Wood scottwood at freescale.com
Sat Jul 25 12:27:22 AEST 2015

On Tue, 2015-07-21 at 15:02 +0200, Ulf Hansson wrote:
> On 21 July 2015 at 11:45, Yangbo Lu <yangbo.lu at freescale.com> wrote:
> > For T4240-R1.0-R2.0, the HOSTVER register has incorrcet vender
> > version value and sdhc spec version value. This will break down
> > the ADMA data transfer. So add workaround to get right value
> > VVN=0x13, SVN = 0x1.
> So T4240-R1.0-R2.0 is the version of the controller, right?
> If I understand correct you are checking what CPU/SoC you are running
> on, to figure out which controller version you are using, as that
> can't be fetched (trusted) from the registers of the esdhc controller
> itself!?
> Instead, you could deal with this directly in the DTS files. I assume
> you have some DTS file for each SoC/board variant, right?

No, we do not have a separate DTS file for each revision of an SoC -- and if 
we did, we'd constantly have people using the wrong one.

> In principle, in your DTS file specific for the board/SoC that holds
> the T4240-R1.0-R2.0 version of the controller, should add a specific
> esdhc DT property to indicate this errata.

No, because (in addition to the above issue about chip revisions) the device 
tree is stable ABI and errata are often discovered after device trees are 


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