SDIO multiplexing / Prototype SPI WLAN on current GTA02

Ian Stirling OpenMoko at
Mon Apr 28 12:36:14 CEST 2008

Gabriel Ambuehl wrote:
> On Monday 28 April 2008 09:28:29 Andy Green wrote:
>> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
>> | 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.
>> Interesting thoughts!  Removing the Glamo will be a net gain all over.
> Sorry but I just have to ask: what timeframe would this cover? There is 
> obviously a somewhat justified fear that glamo will never be truly supported 
> if this is done reasonably quick....

It has been previously stated (by raster) that the glamo will likely be 
never truly supported, and 3D (though it has extreme limits and might 
not be as useful as you might think) or release of the datasheets in a 
copied form will not happen due to lack of internal time.

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