SDIO multiplexing

Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) raster at
Fri May 2 04:26:55 CEST 2008

On Thu, 01 May 2008 18:55:55 +0200 Sören Apel <abraxa at> babbled:

> Hello list,
> On Mon, 2008-04-28 at 08:45 +0800, Wolfgang Spraul wrote:
> > Hi there,
> > we played with a number of ideas on the HW side, one of them was  
> > around how we can extend the lifetime of gta02, by making some fixes.
> > Such as removing the glamo chip. Which would leave no SDIO for the Wi- 
> > Fi module.
> It seems the consensus is to restore SDIO for microSD use and attach the
> Wi-Fi module using SPI instead. Now I'm curious - have any decisions
> been
> made about whether this will actually be applied to the GTA02 design?

no. gta02 is not changing. we are not going to do ANY changes to its design or
components between now and it being available.

> Personally I'm all for knocking the glamo off the PCB, so I'd really
> love
> to see this happen before mass production, even if it delays matters.

too late. not going to happen :( we can't make changes at this stage anymore.
it'd need to be a new product line and production  series etc. etc.

Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) <raster at>

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