Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Feature Request: USB HDD only Custom Rom.
Feature Request: USB HDD only Custom Rom.
From: Joel Wiramu Pauling <aenertia_at_aenertia.net>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2004 21:48:58 +1200
Sorry this is repost the list handler didn´t like my gpg sig.
-- Hi there, I´ve had a look at the feature request lists and these seem to be the most relevant numbers: [ 770014 ] Disable USB battery charge [ 638529 ] Auto-spindown on USB mode [ 906677 ] format JB6000 in hfs mode [ 982182 ] Shared harddisk access USB host PC & flashed Rockbox? Basically my Jukebox recorder arvies next week, (it´s a 20gb model not v2). So I don´t think it charges through USB anyway(correct me if I´m wrong), so not all of this is relevant. I have also just purchased a toshiba e800 (with usb host port). And I want to be able to use the rockbox, as an external hdd, and just play via the e800 (for ogg etc). Is this currently possible? (God I hope so, the toshiba´s do work like this with ipods). Now i´ve been reading about the compressed rom images and ,how two are actually stored and are switchable at boot. AFAIK it´s going to be impossible to have the rockbox plugged into my ppc and also be able to have it function as a mp3 player. Want I want to do is have those two images like so. 1 as rockbox recorder rom standardly configured. And the second one as an ultra optimised external HDD only image. I want to make sure that I can get decent battery life from the rockbox in conjuction with my ppc. So I would like to see, a rockbox image, with optimised HDD spindown, turned off LCD, and the smallest memory footprint, since all it needs to do is basically manage the usb connection and disk access. Now I´m far from a programmer but I can happily compile (I run a Linux/*nix only setup) So i´m hopping someone can generate something like this for me. Anyone done this type of thing before. What type of battery life can I expect out of the rockbox running like this? Any help and comments are appreciated. Kind regards Joel Wiramu New Zealand _______________________________________________ http://cool.haxx.se/mailman/listinfo/rockboxReceived on 2004-08-25