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Subject: Re: Hello
From: BlueChip (
Date: 2004-03-15

At 16:43 15/03/04, you wrote:
> > SOME jukeboxes come with FLASHable chips (ROM), if you are lucky, you can
> > also/instead place Rockbox firmware in the chip for super-fast
> > startup. Because the flash chips are twice as big as required, you can
> > hold two firmwares in the chip, and select the 'other' one by holding a
> > button as you power up.
>Minor correction: the chip is not quite twice as big, but we compress the
>firmware to about half the size. My bootloader decompresses this on startup
>into the normal place in RAM.

You never cease to amaze me, dude ...compression as well - lol - Well done :)


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