Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: ROMbox on the FM
Re: ROMbox on the FM
From: Fred <speedup_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2004 10:47:45 +0200
Just tried it, it works straight away ;). I'm running RomBox on my FM
Recorder too, thank you Jörg !
How can I be sure that my box is really running RomBox ? Is there an
entry in the debug menu ? Do I need to rise antishock delay to 8
seconds or does RomBox now use the freed memory as an MPEG buffer ?
PS : The french Rockbox translation will be finished today, stay tunned ;)
On Tue, 24 Aug 2004 10:09:19 +0200 (MEST), [IDC]Dragon
> I'm running ROMbox on my FM recorder!
> So, now everybody who can flash has the alternative to use ROMbox.
> (See http://rockbox.haxx.se/twiki/bin/view/Main/RomBox if you don't know
> what I'm talking about.)
> This was a problem so far, because the Archos software for the FM is larger
> and leaves not enough room for an uncompressed Rockbox image.
> But you can do it, by "downflashing" the FM into a V2 recorder. For Rockbox
> users this is no disadvantage, since Rockbox is identical for FM and V2, the
> tuner is auto-detected at runtime. The only drawback would be that there is
> no radio in the builtin Archos software, if you should F1-start into it.
> How to do it:
> Even more simple than I thought, no special files needed, just use my V2
> package for initial flashing, instead of the FM one:
> The normal instructions apply, use the full set including the provided
> Rockbox v2.2 and the .rocks. When flashed, upgrade to the V2 ROMbox. For any
> future Rockbox downloads, use the V2 recorder files, because this is what
> you now have.
> In case you want to revert, use the FM package for initial flashing again.
> Happy ROMboxing,
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Received on 2004-08-24