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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: <>
Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2009 04:11:59 -0400

Dominik Wenger <> wrote:

> 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.

Well , since I have Linux, I built the whole thing and using Swift, I
got the voice file down to 1080692 using -B 16 and --resample 8 leaving
all other parameters the same. I do wish I could get a bit better
quality, but at least it now works.

Thanks much.

Your life is like a penny.  You're going to lose it.  The question is:
How do
you spend it?
         John Covici
Received on 2009-09-30

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