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Re: marvell_cesa continues to fail on kirkwood with kernel 4.4

On Feb 9, 2016, at 4:12 AM, JM <fijam@archlinux.us> wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 5, 2016 at 5:12 AM, Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com> wrote:
>> * JM <fijam@archlinux.us> [2016-02-05 04:20]:
>>> To quickly bring you up to speed, the driver for Marvell's hardware
>>> crypto accelerator embedded in their Armada/Kirkwood SoCs has been
>>> rewritten as marvell_cesa and merged in kernel 4.2. The new driver
>>> received a number of patches since and has been enabled in Debian as
>>> a module in 4.4~rc4-1~exp1 (debian bug #807634), coexisting with the
>>> old driver (mv_cesa).
>> I think it would be best if you directly reported this to
>> linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org
>> and copied:
>> Boris BREZILLON <boris.brezillon@free-electrons.com>
>> Arnaud Ebalard <arno@natisbad.org>
>> Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com>
>> Russell King <rmk+kernel@arm.linux.org.uk>
>> --
>> Martin Michlmayr
>> http://www.cyrius.com/
> Update:
> I reported the issue to upstream [1] but they cannot replicate it on
> their hardware. I've built a vanilla 4.4.1 kernel using Debian's
> .config as explained in [2] and the module still fails in the same
> fashion.
> For an independent confirmation, I'd appreciate if someone with a
> Kirkwood device (preferably a QNAP) could test the 4.4 kernel from
> experimental and try the following:
> rmmod mv_cesa
> modprobe marvell_cesa allhwsupport=1
> dmesg | tail -n 1
> I've been asked to build a vanilla kernel again using .config provided
> by Arnaud Ebalard for ReadyNAS Duo [3], but it ends up being too large
> to fit in QNAP's 2MB mtd kernel partition, and I am also not sure if
> it will work with the Debian userland, or which drivers I need to
> enable for the QNAP to work properly (flash, rtc?), any hints would be
> appreciated.
> Best regards,
> Jan
> 1 http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/linux-arm-kernel/2016-February/thread.html#405279
> 2 http://kernel-handbook.alioth.debian.org/ch-common-tasks.html#s-kernel-org-package
> 3 http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/linux-arm-kernel/2016-February/405530.html

I have a sheevaplug reserved for testing that I could try installing the linux-image-4.4.0-trunk package from Debian experimental, if that would help...


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