On Wed, 2018-04-11 at 16:58 -0400, Tom Rini wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 09:26:40PM +0200, Sjoerd Simons wrote:
> > Since commit 8e14ba7bd524 ("gpio: omap_gpio: Add DM_FLAG_PRE_RELOC
> > flag") omap GPIO gets bound before relocation. Unfortunately due
> > to
> > this, on at least the beaglebone black, the pre-relocation memory
> > pool
> > gets exhausted before probing the serial port. This then causes u-
> > boot
> > to panic as CONFIG_REQUIRE_SERIAL_CONSOLE is set...
> Ah, so, you're using am335x_boneblack_defconfig and not
> am335x_evm_defconfig which is why I didn't see this problem myself.
> > Resolve this by doubling the default size of the pre-relocation
> > malloc
> > pool on mach-omap2.
> > Signed-off-by: Sjoerd Simons <sjoerd.sim...@collabora.co.uk>
> > ---
> > arch/arm/mach-omap2/Kconfig | 3 +++
> > 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
> > diff --git a/arch/arm/mach-omap2/Kconfig b/arch/arm/mach-
> > omap2/Kconfig
> > index 3bb1ecb58d..02c5a4c0b8 100644
> > --- a/arch/arm/mach-omap2/Kconfig
> > +++ b/arch/arm/mach-omap2/Kconfig
> > @@ -186,4 +186,7 @@ source "board/compulab/cm_t43/Kconfig"
> > config SPL_LDSCRIPT
> > default "arch/arm/mach-omap2/u-boot-spl.lds"
> > +config SYS_MALLOC_F_LEN
> > + default 0x0800
> This isn't the first bad example, ugh, but we shouldn't go this
> Ideally we should modify the top-level Kconfig, as that declares
> SYS_MALLOC_F_LEN, to be default 0x800 if ARCH_OMAP2PLUS.
Fwiw I proposed it that way around as various machs (tegra, zync,
bmips, meson, integrator, etc) and the x86 arch seems to doing it like
> That said, most of the am335x platforms set SYS_MALLOC_F_LEN to
> 0x1000 or 0x2000. At this point, I would recommend tweaking
> configs/am335x_evm* and configs/am335x_boneblack* to be consistent
> use 0x1000 as I don't know if the HS variants can safely be pushed up
> 0x2000 (adding in Andrew). Thanks!
Happy to prepare a patch for that; but the one thing that worries me is
that there are probably more defconfigs broken due to this then just
those. So changing the default via kconfig is probably more robust.
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