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Difference: IpodFlash (r4 vs. r3)
The ipods supported by Rockbox have the following flash chips (based on information in http://ipodlinux.org/Generations:
* The Nano's 512KB flash is mapped to both memory location 0x0 and 0x80000 - in effect making it look like a 1MB flash, but with the second half the same as the first.
The Apple code in flash contains the first-stage bootloader, plus two self-contained "application images" - diskmode and diagmode. These are copied to RAM by the bootloader and then executed when the appropriate key combination is detected at boottime by the bootloader.
The contents of the flash can be dumped to disk using the "Dump ROM contents" entry in the Rockbox debug menu. This will create a file in the root called
The flashsplit program can be used to extract the diskmode and diagmode images from such a dump.
r4 - 01 Aug 2007 - 14:58:16 - DaveChapmanRevision r4 - 01 Aug 2007 - 14:58 - DaveChapman
Revision r3 - 12 Apr 2007 - 19:19 - DaveChapman
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