[PATCH 0/2] ath79: add a support for reset key on MikroTik RB912

Denis Kalashnikov denis281089 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 9 06:46:05 PST 2021

Add support of a reset key on MikroTik RB91x board series to get a rather
usefull ability to reset a device into factory config by pressing the key.

Since a reset key on RB91x shares a gpio line with NAND (IO7 and ALE),
we see 2 ways to support it:
* Add a board specific module that manages this shared gpio line,
* Rename already existed board specific gpio-latch module into
gpio-rb91x-shared -- it becomes a module for managing _all_ shared
gpio lines, including the line with the key.

We've implemented the first option, since it doesn't brake an existing schema,
it turned out that gpio-latch and rb91x-nand modules need only several fixes.
A new key module registers a gpio controller that exports 3 virtual gpio lines:
one output-capable-only for NAND, one input-capable-only for key and one
output-capable-only for NAND to ban a key polling.

While we were implementing a key, we realized that somehow we broke a Wi-Fi:
a kernel started to invoke init function of routerboot partition parser module
too early: when a SPI flash with routerboot partitions hadn't been found yet,
and ath9k failed to load calibration data from hard_config partition.

All seems to be working on my RB912UAG-2HPnD. Tested kernels 5.4 and 5.10.

Denis Kalashnikov (2):
  ath79: add support for reset key on MikroTik RB912UAG-2HPnD
  ath79: mikrotik: Change the moment of routerboot partition parser init

 target/linux/ath79/config-5.10                |   1 +
 target/linux/ath79/config-5.4                 |   1 +
 ...9342_mikrotik_routerboard-912uag-2hpnd.dts |  23 +-
 .../ath79/files/drivers/gpio/gpio-latch.c     |   4 +-
 .../ath79/files/drivers/gpio/gpio-rb91x-key.c | 220 ++++++++++++++++++
 .../files/drivers/mtd/nand/raw/rb91x_nand.c   |  15 +-
 target/linux/ath79/mikrotik/config-default    |   1 +
 .../patches-5.10/939-mikrotik-rb91x.patch     |  19 ++
 .../patches-5.4/939-mikrotik-rb91x.patch      |  19 ++
 .../drivers/platform/mikrotik/routerboot.c    |   2 +-
 10 files changed, 298 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 target/linux/ath79/files/drivers/gpio/gpio-rb91x-key.c


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