Rockbox.org home
release
dev builds
extras
themes manual
wiki
device status forums
mailing lists
IRC bugs
patches
dev guide



Rockbox mail archive

Subject: Re: When will it be usable ?
From: Daniel Stenberg (daniel_at_haxx.se)
Date: 2003-01-27


On Sat, 25 Jan 2003, Fred wrote:

> How is the developement of the RockBox FM Recorder firmware going ?

Slow.

> For now, it isn't even booting on my device, and if I'm right in thinking
> Archos delivers standard hardware, it isn't working on any device ...

It is reported to work partly if you keep the power plug connected when
testing Rockbox.

> Are you in simulator-testing-stage, so that the rom doesn't work on real
> harware for now ?

No. We have no particular simulator for the FM version.

> Or is my model wrong, having a problem or would be european-specific ? I'm
> very excited about testing the Rockbox firmware on my Jukebox, so I'd like
> to know when you are intended to release a --quite-- usable (I mean at
> least bootable) rom for my kind of hardware or do you need some other
> testing delays ?

We need all the delays required for FM people to join in and hack. Only FM
owners can fix the problems with the FM version, and so far it seems as if
Ludovic Lange is about the only one.

> What's wrong with my device that it doesn't boot with the FM Recorder
> CVS-built firmware ?

It's an FM Recorder and we don't have working drivers in Rockbox for all of
it.

> I've seen there should be some battery issues : is this responsible for the
> non-compatibility of the software, and if so, what are the solutions ?

We fix the software.

-- 
 Daniel Stenberg -- http://rockbox.haxx.se/ -- http://daniel.haxx.se/



Page was last modified "Jan 10 2012" The Rockbox Crew
aaa