Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: ROMbox for fm recorders?
Re: ROMbox for fm recorders?
From: mat holton <matholton_at_landofconfusion.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2004 21:40:24 +0100
> Will I get slapped for mentioning that you can gain about 7K by replacing
> the bigger of the two random number generators?
LOL!! Brilliant, BlueChip you gotta get that done now! There is no argument!
> >Ezra wrote:
> > > is there ROMbox for fm recorders?
> >No, like Jens wrote. The remaining flash space behind the Archos FM
> >is 12KB smaller than with V1 recorder. Rockbox does not fit in there
> >compressed. And compression forbids direct execution.
> >We can make it fit for the V2 recorder, which has 4 KB less. Currently,
> >Rockbox is 1476 bytes too big for the V2 (when Jens checked). But I have
> >optimization in mind which would save about 6 KB. So we can get there.
> >The FM is lacking 8 KB more, so 9668 bytes missing. I won't reach that
> >the above.
> >Funny twist: for .ajz boot, Rockbox must be smaller than 200 kB. Flashed
> >Rockbox could be a lot larger, thanks to compression. But flashed without
> >compression has worse constraints.
> >A mid-term solution (if we like and want ROM execution) is to replace the
> >Archos image with something smaller: A Rockbox variant which does only
> >charging, USB enable, and .ajz loading.
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Received on 2004-07-22