Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Update: Test - Rockbox running directly from flash rom (ROMbox)
Re: Update: Test - Rockbox running directly from flash rom (ROMbox)
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2004 14:23:37 +0200 (CEST)
On Thu, 22 Jul 2004 at 13:09, [IDC]Dragon wrote:
> > 3. Currently, it is a safe operation to reflash from the UCL file as
> > there is a backup of the original Archos OS
> > in the Rom as well. Will this run-from-flash remove the original OS,
> > therefore making the opertaion of reflashing more risky?
> No risk. It's the same layout as before. But the Rockbox image doesn't get
> decompressed to RAM and executed there. Instead, it is directly started.
Am I missing something fundamental here?
Could you please enlighten me (or rather hit me on the head with) how this
works without first decompressing?
Puzzled to the max,
Received on 2004-07-22