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* (C) Copyright 2001
* Denis Peter, MPL AG Switzerland
* See file CREDITS for list of people who contributed to this
* project.
* This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
* modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as
* published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of
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* This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
* but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
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USB Support for PIP405 and MIP405 (UHCI)
The USB support is implemented on the base of the UHCI Host
Currently supported are USB Hubs, USB Keyboards and USB Floppys.
Tested with a TEAC Floppy TEAC FD-05PUB and Chicony KU-8933 Keyboard.
How it works:
The USB (at least the USB UHCI) needs a frame list (4k), transfer
descripor and queue headers which are all located in the main memory.
The UHCI allocates every milisecond the PCI bus and reads the current
frame pointer. This may cause to crash the OS during boot. So the USB
_MUST_ be stopped during OS boot. This is the reason, why the USB is
NOT automatically started during start-up. If someone needs the USB
he has to start it and should therefore be aware that he had to stop
it before booting the OS.
For USB keyboards this can be done by a script which is automatically
started after the U-Boot is up and running. To boot an OS with a an
USB keyboard another script is necessary, which first disables the
USB and then executes the boot command. If the boot command fails,
the script can reenable the USB kbd.
Common USB Commands:
- usb start:
- usb reset: (re)starts the USB. All USB devices will be
initialized and a device tree is build for them.
- usb tree: shows all USB devices in a tree like display
- usb info [dev]: shows all USB infos of the device dev, or of all
the devices
- usb stop [f]: stops the USB. If f==1 the USB will also stop if
an USB keyboard is assigned as stdin. The stdin
is then switched to serial input.
Storage USB Commands:
- usb scan: scans the USB for storage devices.The USB must be
running for this command (usb start)
- usb device [dev]: show or set current USB staorage device
- usb part [dev]: print partition table of one or all USB storage
- usb read addr blk# cnt:
read `cnt' blocks starting at block `blk#'to
memory address `addr'
- usbboot addr dev:part:
boot from USB device
Config Switches:
CFG_CMD_USB enables basic USB support and the usb command
CONFIG_USB_UHCI defines the lowlevel part.A lowlevel part must be defined if
CONFIG_USB_KEYBOARD enables the USB Keyboard
CONFIG_USB_STORAGE enables the USB storage devices