Re: [PATCH 0/3] add Ebang EBAZ4205 support

From: Michal Simek
Date: Thu Jan 21 2021 - 08:18:24 EST

On 1/21/21 11:41 AM, Michael Walle wrote:
> Hi,
> Am 2021-01-21 11:23, schrieb Michal Simek:
>>>> Back to your case. Board is cheap which is not all the time case for
>>>> any
>>>> xilinx board but you have only uart, sd and partially described
>>>> ethernet
>>>> which doesn't work without PL. Is it worth to have this described?
>>> I got your point. But it is at least a jump start for the users if that
>>> board boots out of the box. And yes, its unfortunate, that ethernet
>>> just works if the PL is configured. This is already done by the
>>> bootloader, because there I do have the same problem.
>> Zynq/ZynqMP boards can use U-Boot SPL. "Advantage" of this solution
>> especially for Zynq is that in u-boot there is open a way for adding
>> ps7_init file which is determined by device tree name.
>> I think it would make sense to add these DTs and also ps7_init to U-Boot
>> project and wire it up with zynq_virt platform and then you can boot
>> Linux with using U-Boot's DT pointed by $fdtcontroladdr.
>> Then you will get support from scratch to be able to boot.
> I already have patches for u-boot (using SPL). But my impression was
> that linux is the master for the device trees. Esp. if there are some
> problems with the board its often useful to have an in-tree device
> tree.
> What is the difference between this board and the other zynq boards
> in the kernel?
> In any case, please make this decision now: will you accept this
> device tree or not?

If you promise to regularly test it I am fine with it.