[#4565] eth0 device on bf537 fails to be started.

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[#4565] eth0 device on bf537 fails to be started.

Submitted By: Mingquan Pan

Open Date

2008-10-27 03:33:59     Close Date

2008-10-27 22:32:55


Medium     Assignee:

Mike Frysinger


Closed     Fixed In Release:


Found In Release:

N/A     Release:


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Is this bug repeatable?:

Yes     Resolution:


Uboot version or rev.:

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Summary: eth0 device on bf537 fails to be started.



eth0 device on bf537 fails to be started on trunk now.


root:/> dmesg

Linux version (test@40-bf537-toolchain) (gcc version 4.1.2 (ADI svn)) #14 Mon Oct 27 16:47:54 CST 2008

console [early_BFuart0] enabled

early printk enabled on early_BFuart0

Warning: limiting memory to 56MB due to hardware anomaly 05000263

Board Memory: 64MB

Kernel Managed Memory: 64MB

Memory map:

  fixedcode = 0x00000400-0x00000490

  text      = 0x00001000-0x00109150

  rodata    = 0x00109160-0x0015bc74

  bss       = 0x0015bc80-0x0016afd8

  data      = 0x0016afd8-0x0017a000

    stack   = 0x00178000-0x0017a000

  init      = 0x0017a000-0x004fa000

  available = 0x004fa000-0x037ff000

  DMA Zone  = 0x03f00000-0x04000000

Hardware Trace Active and Enabled

Reset caused by Software reset

Blackfin support (C) 2004-2008 Analog Devices, Inc.

Compiled for ADSP-BF537 Rev 0.2

Blackfin Linux support by   blackfin.uclinux.org/

Processor Speed: 500 MHz core clock and 100 MHz System Clock

boot memmap: 00000000004fa000 - 00000000037ff000 (usable)

On node 0 totalpages: 14335

  DMA zone: 112 pages used for memmap

  DMA zone: 0 pages reserved

  DMA zone: 14223 pages, LIFO batch:3

  Normal zone: 0 pages used for memmap

  Movable zone: 0 pages used for memmap

NOMPU: setting up cplb tables for global access

Instruction Cache Enabled

Data Cache Enabled (write-through)

Built 1 zonelists in Zone order, mobility grouping off.  Total pages: 14223

Kernel command line: root=/dev/mtdblock0 rw earlyprintk=serial,uart0,57600 panic=3

Configuring Blackfin Priority Driven Interrupts

PID hash table entries: 256 (order: 8, 1024 bytes)

console handover: boot [early_BFuart0] -> real [ttyBF0]

Dentry cache hash table entries: 8192 (order: 3, 32768 bytes)

Inode-cache hash table entries: 4096 (order: 2, 16384 bytes)

Kernel managed physical pages: 14335

Memory available: 51664k/65536k RAM, (3584k init code, 1056k kernel code, 452k data, 1024k dma, 7756k reserved)

Calibrating delay loop... 997.37 BogoMIPS (lpj=1994752)

Security Framework initialized

Mount-cache hash table entries: 512

Blackfin Scratchpad data SRAM: 4 KB

Blackfin L1 Data A SRAM: 16 KB (15 KB free)

Blackfin L1 Data B SRAM: 16 KB (16 KB free)

Blackfin L1 Instruction SRAM: 48 KB (41 KB free)

net_namespace: 192 bytes

NET: Registered protocol family 16

Blackfin GPIO Controller

Blackfin DMA Controller

stamp_init(): registering device resources

NET: Registered protocol family 2

IP route cache hash table entries: 1024 (order: 0, 4096 bytes)

TCP established hash table entries: 2048 (order: 2, 16384 bytes)

TCP bind hash table entries: 2048 (order: 1, 8192 bytes)

TCP: Hash tables configured (established 2048 bind 2048)

TCP reno registered

NET: Registered protocol family 1

Setting up Blackfin MMR debugfs

msgmni has been set to 100

io scheduler noop registered

io scheduler anticipatory registered (default)

io scheduler cfq registered

Serial: Blackfin serial driver

bfin-uart.1: ttyBF0 at MMIO 0xffc00400 (irq = 18) is a BFIN-UART

brd: module loaded

bfin_mac bfin_mac.0: Requesting peripherals failed!

bfin_mac: probe of bfin_mac.0 failed with error -14

bfin-spi bfin-spi.0: Blackfin BF5xx on-chip SPI Controller Driver, Version 1.0, regs_base@ffc00500, dma channel@7

rtc-bfin rtc-bfin: rtc core: registered rtc-bfin as rtc0

bfin-wdt: initialized: timeout=20 sec (nowayout=0)

TCP cubic registered

NET: Registered protocol family 17

rtc-bfin rtc-bfin: setting system clock to 1970-01-01 19:17:38 UTC (69458)

Freeing unused kernel memory: 3584k freed

dma_alloc_init: dma_page @ 0x004f6000 - 256 pages at 0x03f00000

root:/> ifconfig

lo        Link encap:Local Loopback

          inet addr:  Mask:

          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1

          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0

          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0

          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0

          RX bytes:0 (0.0 B)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)


root:/> ifconfig eth0

ifconfig: SIOCSIFADDR: No such device




--- Mike Frysinger                                           2008-10-27 05:05:40

hmm, looks like i may have broken it with my gpio cleanups ...


--- Mike Frysinger                                           2008-10-27 15:31:10

should be fixed now ... the BF54x code had a bug where it would reject

peripheral-only pins and when i merged, it leaked into the BF53x code ... but it

should be fixed now


--- Mingquan Pan                                             2008-10-27 22:32:55













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