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Subject: Re: charging questions

Re: charging questions

From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <linus_at_haxx.se>
Date: 2006-06-24

James Teh wrote:
> As a matter of curiosity, what was the problem with having the H300 boot
> straight into Rockbox when the charger is connected?
> I guess it has to spin up the hard drive to boot Rockbox, so there'd
> have to be some sort of charging screen in the bootloader, but I get the
> impression that there were other reasons that this didn't work.

We (I) decided that, until we were sure how the charging hardware
worked, it was better to let the iriver firmware do the charging. This
is why the bootloader starts the iriver firmware when you insert the
charger.

Now we know how it works, so it's only a matter of updating the bootloader.

Linus
Received on Sat Jun 24 12:05:47 2006


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