1.4.2. MMC, SD, and CompactFlash card sub-menu commands

The Boot Monitor includes a set of MMC, CF, and SD card commands, SDCARD.

Enter SDCARD while the main command set is active to enable the SDCARD commands.

Table 1.4 shows the commands for the SDCARD sub-menu.

Table 1.4. MMC, SD, and CompactFlash card command set

CommandAction
EXITExit the SDCARD commands and return to executing standard Boot Monitor commands that Default command set describes.
FORMAT drive [QUICK] [VOLUME label]

Format MMC, SD card, or CompactFlash card for use:

drive

Specifies the drive letter.

QUICK

Performs a quick format by overwriting the FAT.

VOLUME label

Sets the disk label.

HELP [command]

List the SDCARD sub-menu commands.

Entering HELP followed by a command displays help for that command.

IDENTIFYDisplay CompactFlash card information.
INFORM drive [CSD|CID|SCR|SDS]

Display SD Card Information:

drive

Specifies the drive letter.

CSD

Returns information from the CSD register.

CID

Returns information from the CID register.

SCR

Returns information from the SCR register.

SDS

Issues SD_STATUS command and returns the results.

INITIALISE [socket]

If the card has been changed, call INITIALISE to initialize the card and the file system before using any commands, otherwise the behavior is unpredictable and the card can be corrupted.

Option [socket] selects different sockets:

M

Selects MCI 0.

K

Selects CompactFlash.

QUITAlias for EXIT. Exit the SDCARD commands and return to executing standard Boot Monitor commands that Default command set describes.
REBOOTPower down and then restart the system.
RESETPerform a reset of the daughterboards.
SHUTDOWNPower down the whole system except for the Motherboard Configuration Controller (MCC) which enters standby state.

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