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Subject: Re: Update: Test - Rockbox running directly from flash rom (ROMbox)
From: Gajdos_at_metatem.net
Date: 2004-07-22


On Thu, 22 Jul 2004 at 13:09, [IDC]Dragon wrote:

> > 3. Currently, it is a safe operation to reflash from the UCL file as
> > there is a backup of the original Archos OS
> > in the Rom as well. Will this run-from-flash remove the original OS,
> > therefore making the opertaion of reflashing more risky?
>
> No risk. It's the same layout as before. But the Rockbox image doesn't get
> decompressed to RAM and executed there. Instead, it is directly started.

Am I missing something fundamental here?
Could you please enlighten me (or rather hit me on the head with) how this
works without first decompressing?

Puzzled to the max,
/JG
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