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Subject: Re: Can ROLO load non-scrambled images?

Re: Can ROLO load non-scrambled images?

From: Tom Cole <>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2003 10:33:58 +1200

On Thu, 10 Jul 2003 16:47:30 +0200 (MEST), you wrote:

>> 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 e.g.
>"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 that
>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 it.

I can think of at least one reason for wanting to automatically load an
abjrec.ajz file from disk. I make use of Benjamin's Bookmark feature
from his site. At present bookmarking is not in the daily builds. I
can't flash this version because it won't initialise the JB correctly,
so it has to be on disk.

Brilliant work by the way!!

Tom Cole
Lower Hutt
New Zealand
Received on 2003-07-11

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