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Subject: Re: FM Recorder/Recorder V2
From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing (linus_at_haxx.se)
Date: 2004-03-26


Jake Wilcox wrote:

> What scrambling algorithm is that? Is it what makes the V2's that are
> actually FM's not able to use the FM?

Sort of. It is used by Archos to scramble the contents of the firmware
file, to make reverse engineering harder. The reason they changed it may
be that it prevents users from accidentally installing the FM firmware
(and gaining access to the FM radio, if mounted).

Linus

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