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Subject: Re: My first Mod.
From: Björn Stenberg (bjorn_at_haxx.se)
Date: 2001-12-17


Justin F. Knotzke wrote:

> Can you write the code in C or does it have to be in assembler?

You can write in C but some of the startup code has to be in assembler.

> Is there some sort of FAQ or quick HOWTO in how to write a "Hello World\n"
> for it?

No, we haven't gotten that far yet. In fact we don't yet know how to write
things on the LCD. This project just started a week ago. Look at the "research
notes" web page for the current state of our discoveries.

> I have an embedded Linux board and I am in the process of porting LAME to
> it to act as a realtime MP3 encoder and I was wondering if there was a way
> to get the archos to do it if it actually had a processor in it.

The Archos uses a 12MHz Hitachi SH-1, which is far from powerful enough to do
any realtime MP3 encoding. The Archos Recorder uses a special chip for that
purpose.

/Björn



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