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Subject: RE: New RockBox platform
From: Mayur M. Patel (
Date: 2004-07-14

You are correct Hendrick, but reading in that same topic, you will learn
that the checksum problem has been solved. They now begun developing an

.> -----Original Message-----
.> From:
.> [] On Behalf Of Hendrik van Zeelen
.> Sent: Tuesday, July 13, 2004 5:18 PM
.> To:
.> Subject: Re: New RockBox platform
.> Hmm - to me the post on the forum you mention reads less
.> promising:
.>> .> mode=viewthread&
.> forum_id=3&thread=1
.> Quote:"....IV. Someone
.> posted links to a software which
.> decodes and re-encodes the original iHP firmware at iRiver's
.> user forums (12, 13). However, I have been unable to
.> disassemble the decoded firmware properly, and it seems that
.> there are (one or more) checksums in the firmware file which
.> haven't been discovered yet. Anyhow, at offset 0x200 I have
.> found an 'ESTFBINR' header (which doesn't include the entry
.> point). Unlike the Apple iPod, I think it is possible to fry
.> an iHP player by flashing a bad firmware. There doesn't seem
.> to be a generic bootstrap loader which reflashes the
.> firmware from the HDD if something goes wrong...."
.> Cheers
.> Hendrik
.> _______________________________________________


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