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Subject: Re: Summer of Code 2009
Paul Louden wrote:
> Mark Allums wrote:
>> Here's another one: A hypervisor for ARM than runs on exactly one or
>> two CPUs (I'm thinking of my Sansa e280) and allows the creation of a
>> Rockbox HAL---Hardware Abstraction Layer. With the RHAL, Rockbox can
>> be standardized, one binary for any ARM-based machine, except for the
>> bootloader and a different hypervisor for each architecture.
> Remember, the idea has to be something we as a project actually want
> Rockbox to do and are likely to consider committing when the student's
> done with it. That means you need an idea that's interesting for the
> student to work on, but also one that the project wants.
> I'm not sure I understand in what way this makes Rockbox better. It
> sounds to me like a recipe for wasting RAM and CPU time.
I have given this a lot of thought just now; about an hour. And in the
end, I just have to let this one go. It's not worth the effort to explain.
Received on 2009-01-20
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