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UART2 issue in wandboard quad!!

Question asked by harsh basarikodi on Dec 4, 2017
Latest reply on Dec 5, 2017 by harsh basarikodi

I'm trying to use the UART-2 Ports on Wand Board Quad(Ver C1). I have modified the imx6qdl.dtsi and imx6qdl-wandboard.dtsi file for enabling the UART2 port on the Wandboard-Quad.After executing commands
--> cat /dev/ttymxc1 &
-->echo 1234567890 > /dev/ttymxc1
But I'm not getting the echo response for the command executed.(pin 6 --U2_RXand pin 14-U2_TX are shorted ).


below path location of git where the changes were made


Below Changes done in sourcefile --> imx6qdl.dtsi
pinctrl_uart2_3: uart2grp-3 { /* DTE mode */
            fsl,pins = <
                MX6QDL_PAD_SD4_DAT4__UART2_RX_DATA 0x1b0b1
                MX6QDL_PAD_SD4_DAT5__UART2_RTS_B   0x1b0b1
                MX6QDL_PAD_SD4_DAT6__UART2_CTS_B   0x1b0b1
                MX6QDL_PAD_SD4_DAT7__UART2_TX_DATA 0x1b0b1


below path location of git where the changes were made (imx6qdl-wandboard.dtsi)
pinctrl_gpio: commented this two pins.
/*MX6QDL_PAD_EIM_D27__GPIO3_IO27 0x4001b0b0 /* GPIO3_27 EDM pin 258 */
/*MX6QDL_PAD_EIM_D26__GPIO3_IO26 0x4001b0b0 /* GPIO3_26 EDM pin 259 */

added below to support uart2

&uart2 {
pinctrl-names = "default";
pinctrl-0 = <&pinctrl_uart2_3>;
status = "okay";


After making the above changes i executed the below commands

-->bitbake -c devshell virtual/kernel (From build directory /home/lablinux/fsl-community-bsp/build)

-->make dtbs (from /home/lablinux/fsl-community-bsp/build/tmp/work/wandboard_quad-poky-linux-gnueabi/linux-wandboard/3.10.17-r0/git/)

-->bitbake -c deploy -f virtual/kernel (From build directory /home/lablinux/fsl-community-bsp/build).

then executed

-->bitbake core-image-minimal (From build directory /home/lablinux/fsl-community-bsp/build)

After this loaded the core-image-minimal.sdcard on the SD card using the dd command.

I am able to see the ttymxc1 after executing ls /dev.

But after executing below commands

--> cat /dev/ttymxc1 &
-->echo 1234567890 > /dev/ttymxc1

i am not seeing the echoing (Shorting of tx and rx taken care).(Also ran a serial test and observed the TX(14 pin) line on Oscilloscope no signals are appearing).

Used as reference the below link-->Wandboard Discussion Forums • View topic - Enable Second UART (Kernel 3.10 with Device Tree) 

Please let me know above steps followed for dtsi changes are correct.??and why tthe communication is not happening..