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Subject: Re: What state is the iRiver H10 20g rockbox code in?

Re: What state is the iRiver H10 20g rockbox code in?

From: mat holton <mat_at_lessermatters.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 07 Sep 2006 13:26:21 +0100

Thanks Barry.

I'll suggest my bro' gets one then.

And hope he doesn't get too used to the iriver f/w - 'cos I'll force him
to 'upgrade'....mmhaaa haa haa!

Barry
 Wardell wrote:
> Hi,
> The H10 port is still in the early stages, but progressing fast. There
> haven't been any battery life tests just yet, but I suspect there will
> be significantly lower battery life than with the original firmware,
> at least for the moment. There are quite a few bugs yet to be ironed
> out, but I'm still able to use only Rockbox on my H10 daily and never
> boot the iriver firmware. As we iron out the bugs, we will start to
> reach the same level as the ipods since they have a very similar
> hardware. Also, fixes to a lot of the ipod code will provide the same
> benefit to the H10 port.
>
> So, basically, Rockbox on the H10 is usable at the moment and
> improving all the time. Probably reduced battery life and some bugs
> are to be expected.
>
> Hope that answers your questions,
> Regards,
> Barry Wardell
>
> On 9/7/06, *mat holton* <mat_at_lessermatters.co.uk
> <mailto:mat_at_lessermatters.co.uk>> wrote:
>
> Hi there,
>
> My brother is looking for an mp3 player and doesn't want an ipod.
> And I
> reckon it should be able to run rockbox.
> I found this:
>
> http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=180025212786
> <http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=180025212786>
>
> It's a good price and decent capacity.
>
> So, my question is, what sort of state is rockbox in for this device?
> Is battery life okay?
>
> Basically, is it a good purchase?
>
> cheers,
>
> mat
>
>
Received on 2006-09-07


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