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Subject: Re: Wanted: FM Recorder owner
From: E Doc (doc6502_at_yahoo.com)
Date: 2002-12-19


Actually, Chris has a good point here, particularly since Archos is keen to
ship Rockbox with their products.

-Doc

--- Chris Houghten <chris_at_houghten.com> wrote:
> ummm. I really dont think you would be stepping on any toes if you contacted
> Archos to see if they might give you one to get the firmware working on it.
> I would wait til after the holidays, but I bet if you talk to whoever
> approved the shipping of Rockbox on the cd's you would have a decent chance
> of working something out with them. It would be a writeoff for them and they
> obviously seem somewhat interested in the work being done here.
>
> It just seems like a pretty good business decision to me, but who knows?
>
> Chris
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Björn Stenberg" <bjorn_at_haxx.se>
> To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>; <archosjukebox6000_at_yahoogroups.com>
> Sent: Thursday, December 19, 2002 10:11 AM
> Subject: Wanted: FM Recorder owner
>
>
> > Hi all.
> >
> > I've looked a bit closer at the FM Recorder firmware file from Archos and
> actually it doesn't differ all that much from "normal" recorder files - only
> the header is different.
> >
> > I haven't figured out all the fields of the new header yet, but from what
> I know I've created a Rockbox firmware file for the FM Recorder that I would
> like someone to test.
> >
> > There should be no risk involved, I expect it will either work fine
> (booting Rockbox) or, more likely, simply ignore the file and boot the
> Archos firmware from ROM. In either case, you can always remove the file
> from USB the normal way.
> >
> > The test file is available here: http://rockbox.haxx.se/fmtest/ajbrec.ajz
> >
> > After testing, please report the result either directly to me or to the
> Rockbox development list at rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se.
> >
> > Thank you in advance.
> >
> > --
> > Björn Stenberg
> > Rockbox - Open Source Jukebox Firmware - http://rockbox.haxx.se
> >
>

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