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Subject: Re: multivolume for harddisk models, too?

Re: multivolume for harddisk models, too?

From: Lee Pilgrim <bagawk_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-01-05

What about a build time option?

I do not think many people (including me) will ever use this feature...

-Lee

On Wed, 5 Jan 2005 18:21:48 +0000, Joseph Jones <bumpycarrot@gmail.com> wrote:
> I rarely do any partitioning that isn't seamless (so, I do do things
> like have a /home partition in Linux, and of course a swap partition),
> so tbh I could live without this feature. So in that case, I only
> really care that my existing experience isn't affected, say, the
> battery life for example.
>
> But then, I'm only a user ;)
>
> Joe
>
> On Wed, 5 Jan 2005 18:07:42 +0100 (MET), [IDC]Dragon <idc-dragon@gmx.de> wrote:
> > >
> > > >A very special application would be a home HD player from a scrapped
> > > Archos,
> > > >with 2 disk drives, or a Compact Flash slot. This would require a little
> > > >addition to the ATA driver, treating the drive# parameter for a
> > > master/slave
> > > >decision. Right now only the MMC driver supports 2 drives.
> >
> > Don't worry, I'm not gonna implement this. ;-)
> >
> > > How would the USB chip handle this?
> > > Would it still be possible to get data on and off the two drives easily?
> >
> > If I read the datasheet correct, the ISD300 only supports one drive, but it
> > will detect master or slave. In you home HD player you could switch one away
> > in USB mode. Not very elegant, though. But 2*138 GB is nice Rockboxing.
> >
> > Jörg
> >
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-Lee
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