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Subject: Re: Can ROLO load non-scrambled images?
From: George Styles (
Date: 2003-07-10

I still think that the best solution is to load the firmware from hard disk,
but use the boot loader you made (nice work!) as it boots really quickly.

That way, its less hassle to go back if a daily build breaks something

Also, these flash chips have a limited number of writes (or is it a stupid
number like 1000000 writes or something?)

I think that this way is most flexable


----- Original Message -----
From: <>
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Sent: Thursday, July 10, 2003 3:47 PM
Subject: Re: Can ROLO load non-scrambled images?

> > Now that I have flashed my RB, the biggest delay in starting up is
> > descrambling the abjrec.ajz file.
> Why are you still doing this? If you flashed it, rename "abjrec.ajz" to
> "abjrec.ajz_" to avoid Rockbox finding it, versus the F1-Archos software
> will still load it. If you want to upgrade to a newer version, just flash
> one instead.
> In fact, I'm thinking about removing that feature again, Rockbox checking
> for abjrec.ajz, although I deliberately have put that in. Checking for
that in
> the root directory prolonges the power on til resume from 3 seconds to 4
> seconds, at least for me. If the box can directly resume, it doesn't need
to scan
> the root directory, semms to save a second. That feature is a bit obsolete
> now, because if you want the box to start a different firmware, just flash
> Jörg
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