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Subject: RE: ROMbox - uh what is it?
From: Michael Elsdörfer (michael_at_elsdoerfer.net)
Date: 2004-07-24


> What's the difference between ROMBox and using the current/previous UCL
> flashing?

My understanding is, that the current UCL flashing only puts a compressed
image of the rockbox firmware into ROM, which has to be decompressed by the
bootloader every time you boot.

ROMBox instead uses an uncompressed image, thus making it possible to
directly executing Rockbox.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se]
> On Behalf Of Chuck Urwiler
> Sent: Friday, July 23, 2004 5:54 PM
> To: 'Rockbox development'
> Subject: ROMbox - uh what is it?
>
> So, I'm curious, since the archives don't seem to have the answer I'm
> looking for...
>
> What's the difference between ROMBox and using the current/previous UCL
> flashing?
>
> I probably shouldn't care since I also have an FMR, but my curiousity is
> still getting the best of me...
>
> -Chuck
>
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