Rockbox mail archiveSubject: RE: Survey for Rockbox in Flash, please participate
RE: Survey for Rockbox in Flash, please participate
From: scott <die_pokemon_die123_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2003 07:33:43 -0700 (PDT)
that's what my FMR shows too
--- Geordi Sinclair <g.sinclair_at_publitec.vnu.com> wrote:
> I get with my ARCHOS Recoreder
> Flash: M=BF D=D6"
> -----Original Message-----
> From: idc-dragon_at_gmx.de [mailto:idc-dragon_at_gmx.de]
> Sent: 19 May 2003 11:55
> To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
> Subject: Survey for Rockbox in Flash, please participate
> we're starting to work on the possibility to bring Rockbox into the Flash
> ROM of the jukebox. Imagine booting in maybe 3 seconds!
> Don't tell me it's dangerous. The box has a boot ROM, it seems to contain a
> little monitor communicating over RS232. We may be able to use this to
> code to program the box even if the flash is completely garbled. All this is
> to be analyzed yet.
> There are units with flash chips that could be programmed in-system, while
> others can't (like mine, grr!).
> I made some test code to find out, by reading the flash IDs. Since the
> 20030518 daily build this code is in. Please test yours, in the menu go to
> (Keep Out!)" -> "View HW info". If the Flash entry lists hex bytes for
> manufacturer and device, you're lucky. If it gives only question marks, it
> to bring the flash into command mode, meaning either the chip would need a
> 12.5V programming voltage (like my SST37VF020) or you have some exotic flash
> code is not prepared for.
> The lucky guys are most likely to find "Flash: M=BF D=D6", which means
> SST39VF020. I would be very interested in other values.
> If you did the test, please post here or email me regardless of the result,
> I'd like to get some meaningful statistics.
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Received on 2003-06-20