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Subject: Re: Rockbox on Pandora?

Re: Rockbox on Pandora?

From: mat <mat_at_lessermatters.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2009 13:03:02 +0100 (BST)

>> I'm soon to be receiving (hopefully) an (ARM based) Open Pandora
>> Console:
>>
>> http://openpandora.org/
>>
>> ...and was sondering whether or not this would be a suitable device for
>> porting Rockbox to. I mean, it's completely open and I understand it has
>> the ability to decode hardware audio data in hardware (apparently giving
>> the device a potential 100 hours playing time!)
>>
>> Anyway, I just wondered what folk in the know make of this idea?
>
> given that is is based on an OMAP3 with a 3000+ page manual, I would
> propose you use Linux on it and make rockbox an app running on Linux.

That is certainly an option but I was under the impression that battery
life could be vastly improved if the only piece of software running on the
device was Rockbox itself. Of course, I could be very wrong here...

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