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Where is cv_bsp_generator.py

rdb9878
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Trying to follow the steps for building u-boot/bootloader from here:

 

https://www.rocketboards.org/foswiki/Documentation/BuildingBootloaderCycloneVAndArria10

 

It gets to a step where it calls a python script cv_bsp_generator.py, claiming it's in this directory:

 

$TOP_FOLDER/cv_soc_devkit_ghrd/software/bootloader/u-boot-socfpga/arch/arm/mach-socfpga/cv_bsp_generator

But that directory doesn't exist in the repo. 

 

Where is cv_bsp_generator.py?

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EBERLAZARE_I_Intel
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Hi,


Which U-boot version are you using to build?


Also, have you followed all the steps properly?


The file is there:

https://github.com/altera-opensource/u-boot-socfpga/blob/socfpga_v2022.07/arch/arm/mach-socfpga/cv_bsp_generator/cv_bsp_generator.py


Is it not there when after you do git checkout?


If so, could you re-try the Build U-boot steps again and let me know the results.


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EBERLAZARE_I_Intel
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Hi,


Do you have any update?


Can you check my previous respond?


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rdb9878
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I'm using the version called out in my original link, which is the tutorial that all things seem to point to for SPL builds. The script is not included in that version. It is included in the version you linked. There seems to be a disconnect between that tutorial and the repo version.

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rdb9878
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It would also be nice if the scripts could be ported to python 3 (it's only been out for 15 years), or at least add details to the guide on the easiest way to run them, because simply installing python and running the scripts causes them to crash in several locations: ex, print parenthesis, unicode not defined, str =/= bytes.

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rdb9878
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I cannot get the SPL u-boot build to complete. This is the error message:

 

arch/arm/mach-socfpga/wrap_sdram_config.c:236:2: error: #error LPDDR2 and other DRAM types are not yet supported

 

Well LPDDR2 is the memory type I am dealing with for my board, and that seems to be a valid selection in the Quartus HPS configuration menu:

<parameter name="HPS_PROTOCOL" value="LPDDR2" />

 

and that is how the part is advertised on Intel's product webpage:

"Multiport SDRAM controller with support for DDR2, DDR3, DDR3L, and LPDDR2"

 

So how do I get around this issue?

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EBERLAZARE_I_Intel
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Hi,


Thanks for the follow-up, that is seem to be an uncommon error that I have seen.


Can you quick share your Quartus design files? Which exact Quartus version are you using again?


I would really like to replicate this issue from my side.


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EBERLAZARE_I_Intel
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Hi,


I am just checking, do you have update from your side?


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rdb9878
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Which files do you need? I am unable to give you the entire project. I was using Quartus Prime 17.0.

 

My general steps are:

 

1) Build Quartus project

2) Run bsp-editor to get the generated folder

3) git clone https://github.com/altera-opensource/u-boot-socfpga

4) run cv_bsp_generator.py

5) make socfpga_arria5_defconfig

6) make -j 48

 

and this is where I'm seeing the failure.

 

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EBERLAZARE_I_Intel
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Hi,


You can zip/archive me the "hps_isw_handoff" and I try to create on my side.


Also, are you using Cyclone V or Arria 5?


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rdb9878
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I have attached the hps_isw_handoff directory. 

 

This is Arria 5

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EBERLAZARE_I_Intel
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Hi,


Thanks for the files, I will test it on my side, it might takes a couple of days as I am quite tied up on my side.


Thanks again and I appreciate for your patience.


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EBERLAZARE_I_Intel
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Hi,


We are seeing some issues following the Building Bootloader.


We are working on it to get it fix. If you have any screenshots of all the errors that you face, it would be helpful.


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rdb9878
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I'm glad it's not just me! Thank you very much for investigating, I'm interested in seeing the fix.

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EBERLAZARE_I_Intel
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Hi,


Regarding the issue is due to SoC EDS is no longer required to generate the handoff folder for Cyclone V for releases 22.1std and after. Thus, there are steps different from older builds.


Thanks for you patiences, I shall let you know any new updates from our side.


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rdb9878
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Then where can I find the steps for older builds?

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EBERLAZARE_I_Intel
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Hi,


I may have missed this info, what is your python version and your Ubuntu version?


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EBERLAZARE_I_Intel
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Hi,


I tested using Ubuntu 20.04, it was working fine. I am checking on older versions now.


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EBERLAZARE_I_Intel
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Hi,


I tested using Ubuntu 18.04, also working with python 3.6, though need to do following changes:

https://bobbyhadz.com/blog/python-nameerror-name-unicode-is-not-defined


Can you re-try the build fresh, then let me know if you are still facing any issue and post the screenshot of the error.


FYI, you need to git checkout the latest Uboot version.


p/s: If any answer from the community or Intel Support are helpful, please feel free to give best answer or rate 4/5 survey.


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EBERLAZARE_I_Intel
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Hi,


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rdb9878
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May I know the exact commands/steps you used to successfully build? 

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