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Subject: Re: 5.5G iPod shutdown confusing the boot code?

Re: 5.5G iPod shutdown confusing the boot code?

From: Boris Gjenero <boris.gjenero_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2009 16:52:44 -0500

Francisco Vila wrote:
> 2009/2/27 Dave Chapman <dave_at_dchapman.com>:
>> The difference is that Rockbox always performs a real power-off, whereas the
>> Apple firmware just enters a low-power sleep mode, and then performs a real
>> power-off after a certain number of days of uninterrupted sleep. So the
>> problem is seen more often with Rockbox.
>
> Then Rockbox could do the same, this would speed up boot times. Would
> it be difficult to code?

The main difficulty is figuring out how to shutdown and initialize
various hardware. Currently, Rockbox depends on some initialization
done by the OF code in flash.

-- 
Boris
Received on 2009-02-27

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