ARM PrimeCell Multimedia Card Interface (PL180) Technical Reference Manual

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
1.1. About the ARM PrimeCell Multimedia Card Interface (PL180)
1.1.1. Features of the PrimeCell MCI
2. Functional Overview
2.1. About the ARM PrimeCell MCI (PL180)
2.1.1. Multimedia card system
2.1.2. Secure digital memory card system
2.2. PrimeCell MCI adapter
2.2.1. Adapter register block
2.2.2. Control unit
2.2.3. Command path
2.2.4. Data path
2.2.5. Data FIFO
2.3. APB interface
2.3.1. Interrupt logic
2.3.2. DMA
2.4. Timing requirements
3. Programmer’s Model
3.1. About the programmer’s model
3.2. Summary of PrimeCell MCI registers
3.3. Register descriptions
3.3.1. Power control register, MCIPower
3.3.2. Clock control register, MCIClock
3.3.3. Argument register, MCIArgument
3.3.4. Command register, MCICommand
3.3.5. Command response register, MCIRespCommand
3.3.6. Response registers, MCIResponse0-3
3.3.7. Data timer register, MCIDataTimer
3.3.8. Data length register, MCIDataLength
3.3.9. Data control register, MCIDataCtrl
3.3.10. Data counter register, MCIDataCnt
3.3.11. Status register, MCIStatus
3.3.12. Clear register, MCIClear
3.3.13. Interrupt mask registers, MCIMask0-1
3.3.14. Secure digital memory card select register, MCISelect
3.3.15. FIFO counter register, MCIFifoCnt
3.3.16. Data FIFO register, MCIFIFO
3.3.17. Peripheral identification registers, MCIPeriphID0-3
3.3.18. PrimeCell identification registers, MCIPCellID0-3
4. Programmer’s Model for Test
4.1. PrimeCell MCI test harness overview
4.2. Scan testing
4.3. Test registers
4.3.1. Test control register, MCITCR
4.3.2. Integration test input read/set register, MCIITIP
4.3.3. Integration test output read/set register, MCIITOP
4.4. Integration testing of block inputs
4.4.1. Intra-chip inputs
4.4.2. Primary inputs
4.5. Integration testing of block outputs
4.5.1. Intra-chip outputs
4.5.2. Primary outputs
4.6. Integration test summary
A. ARM PrimeCell MCI (PL180) Signal Descriptions
A.1. AMBA APB signals
A.2. Miscellaneous internal signals
A.3. Scan test control signals
A.4. Multimedia card interface signals

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Revision History
Revision A21 July 1998First release
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