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Subject: Re: unable to get latest version of rockbox to work on old V1

Re: unable to get latest version of rockbox to work on old V1

From: <covici_at_ccs.covici.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 22:50:40 -0400

Tom Cole <tcole_at_xtra.co.nz> wrote:

> On Mon, 28 Sep 2009 19:46:30 -0400, covici_at_ccs.covici.com wrote:
>
> >covici_at_ccs.covici.com wrote:
> >
> >> Dominik Wenger <domonoky_at_googlemail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> > covici_at_ccs.covici.com schrieb:
> >> > > I unzipped the file at the root of the recorder and indeed it did place
> >> > > the file in .rockbox/langs directory.
> >> > >
> >> >
> >> > It could be, that that the released voice file is again too big for
> >> > the archos recorder. (It has to fit into the normal audiobuffer).
> >> >
> >> > You could try to build yourself a smaller voicefile with rbutil or the
> >> > buildsystem. Lower the quality settings of lame to get a smaller
> >> > voicefile. For example a "-V 9 -B 16 --resample 8 -m m -a --vbr-new"
> >> > as lame option and relativly fast sapi voice gives me a ~1MB voicefile
> >> > for archos recorder. Try with -B 12 if this is not small enough.
> >> >
> >> > And please report back if it worked.
> >> The size uncompressed is 1351196. Will that fit in the audio buffer?
> >> Also, what is the procedure for building a voice file, since I cannot
> >> see, I cannot use the rockbox utility, but if there is a bash script or
> >> something on windows I could try that.
> >I did find some documentation on how to build a voice file, but just to
> >note, my old version 2 voice file is actually larger than this one, so
> >its unlikely that the problem is the large size of the file.
>
> You should consider that the binary size of the 3.4 Rockbox code is most
> likely to be larger than the 2.? version you were using before, so the
> space available for the voice file will be smaller.
>
> Returning to your original problem, a question. Was the old 2.? version
> flashed to ROM? If so, until you flash 3.4 the Archos is most likely
> loading the old version.

Nope, I never flash rockbox to rom, seems not worth it just to gain a
few seconds at boot time. The sighted friend definitely saw version
3.4, so I am pretty sure this is what is loading.

-- 
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you spend it?
         John Covici
         covici_at_ccs.covici.com
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