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Subject: Re: Ladies and gentlemen, ...

Re: Ladies and gentlemen, ...

From: Theodor L. <theodor.las_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2010 20:30:16 -0500

i cant wait!!!

On Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 11:56 AM, Michael Sparmann <theseven_at_gmx.net> wrote:

> ... we have sound on the iPod Classic!
> (also called iPod 6G/6.5G/7G sometimes)
>
> The track it just played was "Bon Jovi - What Do You Got".
>
> I must admit that this wasn't played by a Rockbox build yet, but by a
> test application compiled for the emBIOS kernel of the freemyipod.org
> project. However, now that all the important drivers are up and running,
> porting them to Rockbox should not be too hard.
>
> Dave is currently looking into this, and I'll join his efforts now :)
>
> We're currently bootstrapping through the iPod's ROM DFU mode (and some
> nice exploit for it), which has the disadvantage that one needs to use
> special software tools (and a libusb driver on Windows) to get it going.
> However, it has the advantage that one can try out things without
> needing to write anything to non-volatile storage (but we can also flash
> a bootloader permanently for an "untethered jailbreak").
>
> This means that there is no really easy way of installation yet, but
> tech savvy people should be able to start playing around with it as of
> now. Feel free to ask me for further details. :)
>
> Stay tuned for the upcoming Rockbox port!
>
>
> Michael aka. TheSeven.
>
>
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