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Subject: Re: Codec Failure?

Re: Codec Failure?

From: Alex Bennee <kernel-hacker_at_bennee.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2008 12:14:59 +0000

On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 11:58 AM, Daniel Stenberg <daniel_at_haxx.se> wrote:
> On Mon, 10 Nov 2008, Alex Bennee wrote:
>
>> Basically I'm looking for the easiest way to test new firmwares without
>> potentially killing my working install.
>
> Then backup/rename your existing .rockbox first, then unpack your
> experimental one on the target.

I'm curious now as to the point of being able to run/boot arbitrary
.ipod files from the existing instance if the resultant firmware will
never work properly because it's missing the rest of the .rockbox file
hierarchy? Is there a tight coupling between the firmware and the
contents of .rockbox?

I'll certainly ensure I have a backup of stable directory and make
sure I don't test firmwares where I can't get a computer and cable to
restore the old setup.

-- 
Alex, homepage: http://www.bennee.com/~alex/
Received on 2008-11-10

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