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Subject: Re: Réf. : What do I need to make my own .mod ?
From: George Styles (george_at_ripnet.co.uk)
I had a lot of trouble getting the compiler working under windows - the
whole project is kinda Linux orientated.
What I did was get a copy of VMWare, and install Mandrake Linux (8.2) under
that - that basically emulates another PC which runs Linux in a window under
I then followed the (excellant) instructions on the Rockbox web site, and
'cooked' myself the cross compiler, which all worked fine...
Just to let you know your not the only one struggling getting it all working
ps. dont be tempted to use a more recent version of GCC - i wasted a lot of
time with that :)
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, August 19, 2002 3:37 PM
Subject: Réf. : What do I need to make my own .mod ?
> No one to help me on this matter ?
> I tried to install some compilation tool, but it's a bit out of my
> knowledge. Where can I find a good introduction course to "build your
> archos.mod for dummies"
> I'm currently using the latest daily build and I have to say that I won't
> use Archos firmware anylonger ! Rockbox has now outdated the 5.08 firmware
> that I previously used (except that I had my AJBS20 freezing twice). A big
> thumb up for ALL Rockbox Guys !!!
> I'd like to compile my own .mod. It's just for fun, just to learn new
> I tried to follow the instructions posted on Björn website, but
> unfortunately I can't get things working...
> I'm a real newbie in this area. I run NT and I downloaded
> I don't have anything to actually make the build. No command line...
> What do I need ???
> I'm totally lost.
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