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Subject: Re: Player flashing (was Re: Latest Changes in settings.c)
From: sophana (
Date: 2004-06-23

[IDC]Dragon wrote:

>>however I would be glad in helping flashing the players, but I could not
>>find how the uart boot mod works.
>>Could someone point me about the details of the uart boot mod?
>It would be great if a developer with a player could work on this. Your
>player doesn't even need to be flashable to get this straight. For my
>recorder, I did the UART boot mod, then used it to download gdb and Rockbox
>with that. This way you can debug the startup. When the startup basically
>works, you can use the UART boot to load and start Rockbox directly, without
>gdb. This is a very similar cold start like with the real flashing.
>In the past, I made a couple of postings describing the UART boot. A
>half-done document is at home, I have to make a twiki page from it. But
>several users managed the uart boot already.
I've googled and found no sufficient details

Does the uart boot mod does allow to boot even with an erased flash?
How does it do that? is it a sh1 feature?
Is there lot of difference with the full duplex serial mod?


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