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Subject: Re: Welcome back...
From: Joseph Jones (bumpycarrot_at_gmail.com)
Date: 2004-11-01


Rombox is just like regular flashed Rockbox, except that instead of
executing in the RAM, it's executed from the ROM. What that means is
that that RAM is freed up for MP3 buffer, leading to a slightly
extended battery life.

Joe

On Mon, 1 Nov 2004 09:02:19 -0400, Bradley Alexander <storm_at_tux.org> wrote:
> Thank you. I was beginning to think that I was the only one
> isolated...Welcome back, Rockbox crew...
>
> Have a question. I have a Recorder-20, and I just downloaded Rockbox 2.3 for
> it. I just programmed the flash (clicking on rockbox.flash yields
> "Incompatible version", you have to click on the ucl file.
>
> Currently, the <F1> slot in memory is running 2.2, and the default slot has
> 2.3. If, after I test it out, is it possible to load 2.3 in the <F1> slot as
> well? I remember reading when I first flashed that loading the <F1> slot was
> a one-time-only operation. (But it also said that you could restore the
> archos firmware...Not that I can see any case where I would ever want to do
> that...)
>
> Also, what exactly is rombox? I read the page on rockbox.org, but can't quite
> get my brain around what it is and how it interacts with the normal flashing
> procedure.
>
> Thanks,
> --
> --Brad
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