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Subject: Re: will Archos pay?
From: Michael O'Quinn (michael_at_oquinn.info)
Date: 2003-12-04


When I read that, it looks to me like it's referring to Solid State Media,
NOT Hard Disk media.

I don't think this applies to any Archos products Rockbox works on,
although it might apply to Archos' Flash Memory based devices.

Michael

On Thu, 4 Dec 2003, David McIntyre wrote:

> MINIX isn't a filesystem. There are a number of filesystems, but not many that
> can be read on a Windows machine. Using a non-FAT based filesystem in Rockbox
> would probably be fairly easy, but not very wise.
> Archos is the entity who has something to lose here. Not Rockbox. We don't
> distribute units that are pre-formatted with the FAT filesystem (FAT-32 being a
> derivative work).
>
> On Thu, Dec 04, 2003 at 09:24:07PM +0100, Johan Vromans wrote:
> > Matias Orchard <matias_orchard_at_yahoo.com> writes:
> >
> > > http://www.microsoft.com/mscorp/ip/tech/fat.asp ?
> >
> > Hmm. As far as i can see, there's no reason for Rockbox to stick to
> > FAT. It could become a totally MS-free piece of equipment. MINIX,
> > maybe?
> >
> > -- Johan
>
>



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