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Subject: Re: AW: AW: Porting Rockbox to XCleff 800 / i.Beat 500
From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing (linus_at_haxx.se)
Date: 2004-07-26


Stuart Tedford wrote:

> Hmmm, kind of a dangerous assumption to make. Stuff I've worked with have
> the flash chips programmed before PCB assembly, and yes, you can re-flash
> the chips including the "boot blocks" via software, possibly rendering the
> device useless.

Of course I'm aware that if you erase the boot code, you may still end
up with a dead box. However, I assume that the ColdFire has a BDM port
in the good Motorola tradition, in which case you are quite safe.

Linus

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