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Subject: Re: Questions about the Rockbox Simulator USB insertion simulation

Re: Questions about the Rockbox Simulator USB insertion simulation

From: pouly amaury <amaury.pouly_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 7 Feb 2010 12:16:51 +0100

You're right for the threads. I think most threads don't pay attention to
SYS_USB_* messages under the simulator. I'll have a look at it. It's
probably only a matter of removing #ifdef.

Amaury Pouly

2010/2/7 Alex Bennee <kernel-hacker_at_bennee.com>

> On 6 February 2010 13:11, pouly amaury <amaury.pouly_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I'm been working on a usb driver...
> <snip>
> > If you want to test, you can look at my patch (FS#10916). Even if you
> don't
> > have the linux driver, perhaps the usb insertion chain is similar enough
> to
> > a real device to make your autobookmarking thing work. But there's no
> > warranty.
>
> Well it's closer as it sends the messages to all threads. However it
> looks like the assumption that all threads are paying attention is
> wrong:
>
> [ipodsim.build] >./rockboxui
> usb_init
> Skin buffer usage: 371744/630784
> Resume index 0 offset 0
> USB inserted. Waiting for ack from 7 threads...
> usb: got ack, 6 to go...
>
> I'll see if I can figure out why.
>
> > In a more general way, I don't recommend you to experiment with simulator
> > and usb because rockbox what not designed to have usb under simulator.
> You
> > should experiment with a real device.
>
> I fully intend to once I've got something working. I'm generally
> hesitant to break the firmware on my iPod as it is my only portable
> audio device so I like to keep it stablish ;-)
>
> Plus it allows me to experiment with other builds.
>
> --
> Alex, homepage: http://www.bennee.com/~alex/<http://www.bennee.com/%7Ealex/>
> http://www.half-llama.co.uk
>
Received on 2010-02-07


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