dev builds
themes manual
device status forums
mailing lists
IRC bugs
dev guide

Rockbox mail archive

Subject: Re: will Archos pay?

Re: will Archos pay?

From: Michael O'Quinn <>
Date: Thu, 4 Dec 2003 14:29:31 -0800 (PST)

When I read that, it looks to me like it's referring to Solid State Media,
NOT Hard Disk media.

I don't think this applies to any Archos products Rockbox works on,
although it might apply to Archos' Flash Memory based devices.


On Thu, 4 Dec 2003, David McIntyre wrote:

> MINIX isn't a filesystem. There are a number of filesystems, but not many that
> can be read on a Windows machine. Using a non-FAT based filesystem in Rockbox
> would probably be fairly easy, but not very wise.
> Archos is the entity who has something to lose here. Not Rockbox. We don't
> distribute units that are pre-formatted with the FAT filesystem (FAT-32 being a
> derivative work).
> On Thu, Dec 04, 2003 at 09:24:07PM +0100, Johan Vromans wrote:
> > Matias Orchard <> writes:
> >
> > > ?
> >
> > Hmm. As far as i can see, there's no reason for Rockbox to stick to
> > FAT. It could become a totally MS-free piece of equipment. MINIX,
> > maybe?
> >
> > -- Johan
Received on 2003-12-04

Page template was last modified "Tue Sep 7 00:00:02 2021" The Rockbox Crew -- Privacy Policy