MSS framework

The overall project goal of MSS framework is to provide better MMC support and extend the existing MMC framework to support SD, SDIO and CE-ATA protocol. Currently there is some support in the kernel for MMC/SD, however it has some limitations:-

MSS Framework Design

The MSS framework is designed to address these issues and provide the following features:

Below is the example architecture:

To achieve all this, MSS basically splits it into three components:

MSS is still very much work in progress and currently the only supported platform is the pxa2xx.

Supported platform:

Mainstone II

Supported protocol:


Supported device driver:

block device

Latest release:

The latest MSS framework snapshot(version 0.10) was release on 20th October 2006 and can be found at