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Subject: Re: AJBR20 Dying?
From: sophana (jobarjo78_at_yahoo.fr)
what about gmini?
the firmware has been unscrambled. and could be rescrambled maybe?
The chip is from telesync. Have to find the mapping I think...
the avos project have also made lots of things also but the hardware is
Daniel Stenberg wrote:
>On Fri, 4 Jun 2004, Mat Holton wrote:
>>XClef...is it the way forward?
>It might be.
>No matter what specific hardware/player the way forward is, is totally up to
>the people who buys it, takes it apart into tiny pieces, researches the lot,
>starts dissassembling the code, getting manuals and setting up compilers etc.
>Rockbox isn't available on Archos because some people thought Archos players
>was a good platform to write code for. It is available for Archos since this
>is the only platform on the market today that people have succeeded to
>properly reverse engineer[*]. (Since this was the actual player these people
>had that they got fed up with.)
>Once someone discovers and understands the internals of player X, we can make
>Rockbox run on player X.
>That "someone" would need clues, time and some equipment.
>There's an army of Rockbox hackers that would help anyone make it run on
>whatever player we can imagine.
>So, go ahead and buy those new cool players, rip them apart and figure out how
>to reprogram them.
>[*] = The Neo Players can also run Rockbox, or rather the fork of Rockbox
> named Open Neo, but this player is not supported by Rockbox since the
> Open Neo guys aren't as "open" as they make it sound. Also, they didn't
> need to reverse-engineer their player since the company SSI is backing this
> up (even paying them).
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