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Subject: Re: Rombox on 2.5?

Re: Rombox on 2.5?

From: Mat Holton <>
Date: 2005-08-10

Does bootbox work yet?
I can't see any reason why I would want to keep the original firmware, I havn't used it since I found Rockbox.

-----Original Message-----From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <>To: Rockbox development <>Sent: 10/08/2005 09:25Subject: Re: Rombox on 2.5?Jonas H. wrote:

> I don't think I'd be surprised - this is why I said standard builds. A

> "developer build" or somesuch should include the debug menu and you

> could make the user download that to figure out problems. Except that'd

> then no longer fit in ROM. :-\

The problem is that we won't be keeping "developer builds" of older

daily builds.

> Could some of the functionality perhaps be moved to plugins (adding some

> hooks in the plugin API)?


I think BootBox is the way to go here. If you want Rockbox running from

ROM, you'd have to give up the original firmware.



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Received on Wed Aug 10 10:41:46 2005

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