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Replace the GHRD SD MMC to be a smaller EMMC chip?

Altera_Forum
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Hi, Any precaution for us to replace the current SD MMC slot to another eMMC slot? is the communication is compatible all the way?

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Altera_Forum
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if read from the hand book bot protocol looks compatible....

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Altera_Forum
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Yes, eMMC this is a compatible protocol with SD MMC,

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Altera_Forum
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take note that when follow the golden reference, the SD MMC configuration is in 4 bit data, where not fully utilize all the 8 bit data mode...

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Altera_Forum
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how is the physical connection? it is compatible between emmc and sd card?

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Altera_Forum
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yes... that's right... it is compatible.

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Altera_Forum
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Hey the boot time of the soc guide for sd cars is using the golden design? That is not with maximum 8 bit data. Only 4 bit. Could it becomes even shorter boot with 8 bit?

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Altera_Forum
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definitely yes...with maximum supported data width.

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Altera_Forum
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there fore you are good to use any emmc type as long as supported by the controller

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