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Subject: Re: non-music questions and feature request
From: Paul Suade (paul.suade_at_laposte.net)
Date: 2002-09-26


Well for Rockbox it should not be a problem since it scans for a primary
vfat partition (in fact the only constraint is that your main vfat partition
remains a primary partition). So your small ext2 partition can be set as
another primary partition or embedded in an extended partition. If you plan
to have more than one vfat partition, Rockbox will only use the first one it
encounters so be careful about the order of your vfat partitions. It should
not be a problem for Archos firmware too.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bradley Alexander" <storm_at_tux.org>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Thursday, September 26, 2002 5:57 AM
Subject: non-music questions and feature request

> Is it possible to partition the Rockbox's hard drive? For instance, I
> would like a small ext2 partition on it, say, sda2 on which I could
> create a filesystem to carry something like gpg or ssh keys. Is this
> possible without affecting the vfat filesystem?
>
> As for the feature request, I don't know how the shuffle mode is coded,
> but is it possible to code it so that selecting an m3u playlist would
> temporarily suspend the shuffle mode, or at least give an option to do
> so? (e.g. shuffle and playlist shuffle in the menu)? Most of my
> playlists at this point are albums which have one song leading into
> another, like Roger Waters' Radio KAOS or Styx Paradise Theater, which
> is not terribly conducive to shuffle play.
>
> --
> --Brad



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