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Subject: Re: BootBox

Re: BootBox

From: nobby nobbs <nobbynobbs_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-10-12

Bootbox is for archos. The boot stuff for them is rather different.

On Wed, 12 Oct 2005 14:45:55 +0100, <lee@0-21.co.uk> wrote:

> I think it's just a case of using the patched firmware and not having the
> .rockbox folder setup.
>
> Taken from the iriver FAQ:-
> If you want to completely remove Rockbox for some reason, simply delete
> the
> rockbox.iriver file and .rockbox directory from your player. This way,
> the
> bootloader will automatically boot the iriver firmware. However, it is a
> good
> idea to keep the Rockbox bootloader, even if you are not using Rockbox.
> Unlike
> the iriver firmware, the Rockbox bootloader allows you to boot into USB
> mode
> even if the hard drive is corrupted. (The iriver firmware, on the hand,
> will
> not enter USB mode until it has successfully read the hard drive.) Thus,
> the
> Rockbox bootloader provides the possibility to rescue a broken file
> system or
> hard drive in situations that would render your player unbootable
> without it.
> If you really need to remove the bootloader completely (say, if you had
> to
> return your iriver for warranty repair), just reflash with a clean
> firmware
> from iriver.
>
>
>
> Quoting Mike Hentschel <michael.hentschel@femtolasers.com>:
>
>> Hi!
>>
>> Is there a bootbox-only build with just the bootbox and no rockbox
>> image?
>>
>> Mike
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>
>

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