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Subject: Re: Overwriting configuration

Re: Overwriting configuration

From: Andrew Hart <ahart_at_dim.uchile.cl>
Date: 2006-06-07

Thanks Gens.

Cheers,
Andrew.

At 14:28 07-06-2006, you wrote:
>On 07.06.2006, Andrew Hart wrote:
>
> > Now, I'm curious. Where exactly on the drive does Rockbox
> > store this info? If it is outside the filesystem (which is
> > FAT32 if I'm not mistaken) is it in the MBR or partition table
> > or is it somewhere else?
>
>It's the sector (start_sector_of_first_partition - 2), which is
>usually sector 61 on harddisk based targets, and sector 30 on
>flash based targets. It makes sure not to overwrite sector 0
>(the master boot record).
>
>Regards, Jens
Received on Thu Jun 8 17:31:45 2006


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