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SubjectRe: [PATCH 5/7] mmc: meson-gx: avoid clock glitch when switching to DDR modes
Hi Jerome,

On Thu, Apr 18, 2019 at 10:46 PM Jerome Brunet <> wrote:
> On Thu, 2019-04-18 at 22:16 +0200, Martin Blumenstingl wrote:
> > Hi Jerome,
> >
> > On Wed, Apr 17, 2019 at 10:44 PM Jerome Brunet <> wrote:
> > > Activating DDR in the Amlogic mmc controller, among other things, will
> > > divide the output clock by 2. So by activating it with clock on, we are
> > > creating a glitch on the output.
> > >
> > > Instead, let's deal with DDR when the clock output is off, when setting
> > > the clock.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Jerome Brunet <>
> > it seems that this patch breaks SD card on my Khadas VIM and Khadas VIM2.
> The error I see in your logs is with eMMC and hs200, not SD card.
sorry, I should have been more clear that there are two errors:
eMMC, this is what I have been seeing for a while on my Khadas VIM2
(it's probably not related to this patch):
mmc1: mmc_select_hs200 failed, error -84
mmc1: error -84 whilst initialising MMC card

however, then there's this other error:
print_req_error: I/O error, dev mmcblk0, sector 0 flags 0
Buffer I/O error on dev mmcblk0, logical block 0, async page read
as result of this the partition table cannot be read and my kernel
cannot find the rootfs.

> Either way, There is something I don't really get. eMMC should not go through
> any DDR mode to reach HS200 (which is an SDR mode), neither should SD to reach
> HS.
> All this does is flipping the DDR bit (when necessary) when clock if off for
> the mmc device, avoiding a glitch on clk line.
> This patch should not make any difference for SDR only setup, Maybe I missed
> something, but I don't see how it could make anything different for SDR only.
> I (repeatedly) tested both vim1 and vim2, without seeing this issue, so I can't
> debug this. I'll need more detail to progress, something does not make sense here.
please let me know from which part of the driver do you want debug logs


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