Initial support for USB, Network and TFTP at U-boot for Pandaboard

Registered by Ricardo Salveti on 2011-06-23

Provide initial support for USB EHCI, SMSC95XX and TFTP on Pandaboard.

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
Ricardo Salveti
Priority:
High
Drafter:
Ricardo Salveti
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
John Rigby
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for 11.11
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
milestone icon 11.06
Started by
Ricardo Salveti
Completed by
Ricardo Salveti

Sprints

Whiteboard

[rsalveti, Jun 29, 2011]: confirmed it works fine with the 11.06 RC image

Test procedure:
1 - Install the 11.06 RC hwpack for panda together with nano image
2 - Boot the board and stop the boot loader by hiting 'Enter'
3 - Call 'usb start'
4 - Call 'bootp' (while having a dhcp and tftp server on the other side'

Expected test result:
U-Boot 2011.06 (Jun 29 2011 - 02:03:02)

CPU : OMAP4430
Board: OMAP4 Panda
I2C: ready
DRAM: 1 GiB
MMC: OMAP SD/MMC: 0
Using default environment

In: serial
Out: serial
Err: serial
Net: No ethernet found.
Hit any key to stop autoboot: 0
Panda # usb start
(Re)start USB...
USB: Register 1313 NbrPorts 3
USB EHCI 1.00
scanning bus for devices... The request port(2) is not configured
The request port(2) is not configured
5 USB Device(s) found
       scanning bus for storage devices... 0 Storage Device(s) found
       scanning bus for ethernet devices... 1 Ethernet Device(s) found
Panda # bootp
Waiting for Ethernet connection... done.
BOOTP broadcast 1
*** Unhandled DHCP Option in OFFER/ACK: 28
*** Unhandled DHCP Option in OFFER/ACK: 28
DHCP client bound to address 10.42.43.32
Using sms0 device
TFTP from server 10.42.43.1; our IP address is 10.42.43.32
Filename 'uImage'.
Load address: 0x82000000

Headline: Linaros pandaboard hardware pack for Ubuntu comes with USB, Network and TFTP support at U-Boot.
Acceptance: Installing the Pandaboard Hardware Pack on top of the LEB/Ubuntu image, stopping the u-boot boot process and being able to fetch and boot a uImage from network.

(rsalveti, Jun23) John, please go over the WI list and add any other WI that you think it's missing. This will help targeting the work for 11.06.

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Work Items

Work items:
[rsalveti] Gather initial USB EHCI patches for Pandaboard and prepare a pull request for Linaro U-Boot: DONE
[rsalveti] Change default boot script to search for TFTP when no kernel is found at the SD card: DONE
[rsalveti] Make sure X-Loader includes the USB EHCI fixes: DONE
Integrate the patchset for 2011.06.1 release: DONE
Document Testcase to verify this feature in this blueprint summary or somwhere: DONE

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