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Subject: Re: FYI Ipod 60 gb

Re: FYI Ipod 60 gb

From: Barry Wardell <barry.wardell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2006 15:41:06 +0100

On 9/29/06, Damian Gerow <dgerow_at_afflictions.org> wrote:
>
> Jack Zhou wrote:
> > I don't think there are any differences other than the increased hard
> > drive space.
>
> I've been poking into this, because the battery life expectations when
> playing video are substantially different between the 60GB 5G and the
> 80GB 5.1G:
>
> <http://ipodbatteryfaq.com/ipodbatteryandpower.html>
>
> Though it /looks/ like it's still the same hardware, I suspect (short of
> some unbelievably hefty firmware optimizations) there are some hardware
> differences between the two. Though not enough to frustrate 'porting'
> the Rockbox over to the new player.
>

There was talk (in irc and on the forums) of the hdd cluster size being 2048
bytes instead of the standard 512, so ata.c would need to be modified.
Received on 2006-09-29


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