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Subject: Re: need Player firmware version 5.08
From: idc-dragon_at_gmx.de
Date: 2003-08-05


> idc-dragon_at_gmx.de wrote:
> > The question for Rockbox then is, how can it tell old and new player
> apart
> > then? If 5.08 runs on old players as well, the version is not sufficient
> to
> > distinguish. There must be something else, since Archos also seems able
> to do
> > it.
>
> Archos never flashes the firmware, so they can always look in rom to see
> if it's an old or new model.

I certainly know. The 5.08 is a flash-only version, the latest ajz version
is 5.07a. Since this version is supposed to support both old and new player,
they could deliver old units with that as well. In this case, the Rockbox
check would fail.

Found something similar in an old posting of yours:
http://rockbox.haxx.se/mail/archive/rockbox-archive-2002-08/0514.shtml

Jörg

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