[RFC PATCH 2/2] hw/sd/sdcard: Deprecate the SPI mode

Philippe Mathieu-Daudé f4bug at amsat.org
Sun Jul 5 22:07:31 UTC 2020

SD cards be used with SPI, SD or MMC protocol.

Unfortunately, maintaining the SPI protocol make improving the
MMC mode very difficult. As of 2020 users are more interested
in using cards with the MMC protocol.

Signed-off-by: Philippe Mathieu-Daudé <f4bug at amsat.org>
 docs/system/deprecated.rst | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/docs/system/deprecated.rst b/docs/system/deprecated.rst
index 5e67d7f3e0..01dca3d038 100644
--- a/docs/system/deprecated.rst
+++ b/docs/system/deprecated.rst
@@ -384,6 +384,11 @@ full SCSI support.  Use virtio-scsi instead when SCSI passthrough is required.
 Note this also applies to ``-device virtio-blk-pci,scsi=on|off``, which is an
+``-device sd-card,spi=on`` (since 5.1)
+The SPI mode of the 'sd-card' device is deprecated.
 Block device options

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