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Rockbox is a free replacement firmware for digital music players. It runs on a wide range of players:

Stable ports

Rockbox runs well on these players, has a complete manual and is supported by the installer:

  • Apple: iPod 1g through 5.5g, iPod Mini, iPod Nano 1g
  • Archos: Jukebox 5000, 6000, Studio, Recorder, FM Recorder, Recorder V2 and Ondio
  • Cowon: iAudio X5, X5V, X5L, M5, M5L, M3 and M3L
  • iriver: iHP100 series, H100 series, H300 series and H10 series
  • MPIO: HD300
  • Olympus: M:Robe 100
  • Packard Bell: Vibe 500
  • SanDisk: Sansa c200, e200 and e200R series, Fuze, Clip, Clip+ and Clip Zip
  • Toshiba: Gigabeat X and F series

Unstable ports

Rockbox runs on these players, but is incomplete, less usable or has problems that limit it to advanced users:

Unusable ports

Work has begun on porting Rockbox to these players, but much remains before they are usable:

Click here for a status summary of unstable and unusable ports.

Quick links: Why should you run Rockbox? · Change log · Contribute to Rockbox

If your player is not listed above, then Rockbox does not run on it.

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Code changes

whenwhatwherewho
Today 01:06 c55be3b: maemo port: Fix startup crash exposed by audio thread refactoring

The refactoring of the audio thread in this commit
----------------------------------------------- commit 5857c44017a1641fce7f00da7f16c143daacbaf6 Author: Michael Sevakis Date: Fri May 31 02:41:02 2013 -0400

Refactor audio thread to run both recording and playback.
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moved pcm_init() next to dsp_init() in apps/main.c:init(). Before that pcm_init() was called by audio_init().

Unfortunately the maemo init code didn't properly wait until the maemo thread was fully initialized, leading to dangling pointers when the code called by pcm_init() tried to access maemo's variables.

Fix it by refactoring the "very fast shutdown" semaphore to wait until maemo is initialized in any case.

This should also fix very rare rockbox crashes on startup that I got once a year or so. The new code has been tested by a script that starts and kills rockbox after one second.
firmware/target/hosted/sdl/system-sdl.c [diff]
Thomas Jarosch
Wednesday 22:23 55a5aab: Add newlines at the end of the file

Quiet maemo's gcc 4.2.1 compiler warning.
lib/unwarminder/SOURCES [diff]
lib/unwarminder/safe_read.h [diff]
Thomas Jarosch
Wednesday 22:29 3add6c7: Fix up maemo port after byte swap header refactoring

Turns out maemo's old gcc 4.2.1 doesn't include any arch optimized swapXX() functions, just plain C implementations.

Before we pull in lots of linux kernel headers for the C implementation, just stick to rockbox's own version.
firmware/include/rbendian.h [diff]
Thomas Jarosch
22nd Oct 16:00 5dab768 G#1023: regtools/qeditor: use the new model, drop unused code
utils/regtools/qeditor/regdisplaypanel.cpp [diff]
utils/regtools/qeditor/regdisplaypanel.h [diff]
utils/regtools/qeditor/utils.cpp [diff]
utils/regtools/qeditor/utils.h [diff]
Amaury Pouly
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30th Nov 03:17Revert "Rewrite filesystem code (WIP)" Michael Sevakis
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