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Subject: RE: firmware reverse engineering

RE: firmware reverse engineering

From: Josh Nisly <joshn_at_invtools.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2002 09:25:37 -0600

> Start with disassembling the .BIN files and see if you can find out
how
> to create your own. (Does the NEO update a flash memory or does it
load
> and run the firmware directly from disk?)

You update my player by running a special utility, that copies a file
from the root into flash memory. Normally it just boots right off of
this memory. Does this mean that I need do more initialization in my
code than Rockbox does? Also, can I expect that most of the startup code
will be the same as Rockbox?

> (sounds easy, eh?) :-)

Yeah, life can be so misleading, huh? :)

Thanks,
Josh Nisly
Received on 2002-11-01

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