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Subject: Re: Survey for Rockbox in Flash, please participate
From: mourad jaber (mjaber_at_centralpay.net)
Date: 2003-06-20


I confirm that my ajb20 as the same flash.

Mourad

scott wrote:

>that's what my FMR shows too
>
>-scott
>
>--- Geordi Sinclair <g.sinclair_at_publitec.vnu.com> wrote:
>
>
>>I get with my ARCHOS Recoreder
>>
>>Flash: M=BF D=D6"
>>
>>cheers
>>Geordi
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: idc-dragon_at_gmx.de [mailto:idc-dragon_at_gmx.de]
>>Sent: 19 May 2003 11:55
>>To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
>>Subject: Survey for Rockbox in Flash, please participate
>>
>>
>>Hello,
>>
>>we're starting to work on the possibility to bring Rockbox into the Flash
>>ROM of the jukebox. Imagine booting in maybe 3 seconds!
>>
>>Don't tell me it's dangerous. The box has a boot ROM, it seems to contain a
>>little monitor communicating over RS232. We may be able to use this to
>>inject
>>code to program the box even if the flash is completely garbled. All this is
>>to be analyzed yet.
>>
>>There are units with flash chips that could be programmed in-system, while
>>others can't (like mine, grr!).
>>I made some test code to find out, by reading the flash IDs. Since the
>>20030518 daily build this code is in. Please test yours, in the menu go to
>>"Debug
>>(Keep Out!)" -> "View HW info". If the Flash entry lists hex bytes for
>>manufacturer and device, you're lucky. If it gives only question marks, it
>>failed
>>to bring the flash into command mode, meaning either the chip would need a
>>12.5V programming voltage (like my SST37VF020) or you have some exotic flash
>>my
>>code is not prepared for.
>>
>>The lucky guys are most likely to find "Flash: M=BF D=D6", which means
>>SST39VF020. I would be very interested in other values.
>>
>>If you did the test, please post here or email me regardless of the result,
>>I'd like to get some meaningful statistics.
>>
>>Thanks,
>>Jörg
>>
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