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Subject: RE: Rombox on 2.5?

RE: Rombox on 2.5?

From: Lee Marlow <lmarlow_at_yahoo.com>
Date: 2005-08-10

I still boot into the original firmware when my batteries are extremely low. The original firmware charges the battery fine, but
Rockbox seems to try to continuously spinup the drive while it doesn't have enough power. It may be charging, but the constant
clicking from the drive is annoying.

Am I missing a way to boot up Rockbox so it only tries to charge the batteries?

-----Original Message-----
From: rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se] On Behalf Of Mat Holton
Sent: Wednesday, August 10, 2005 2:43 AM
To: rockbox@cool.haxx.se
Subject: Re: Rombox on 2.5?

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 <linus@haxx.se>To: Rockbox development <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>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.

Linus

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