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Subject: RE: ROMbox on the FM

RE: ROMbox on the FM

From: Mark Bright <>
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2004 08:06:12 +0100

I have just reflashed with the V2 loaded mentioned below, RoLo'd to (v2)
daily build for yesterday, and reflashed the .UCL, deleted the .ajz file and

Before (version 040715) Buffer = 1.638
After (version 040830) Buffer = 1.652

Is that all the improvement in buffer size I can expect, or have I missed


|-----Original Message-----
|[] On Behalf Of [IDC]Dragon
|Sent: 24 August 2004 09:09
|Subject: ROMbox on the FM
|I'm running ROMbox on my FM recorder!
|So, now everybody who can flash has the alternative to use ROMbox.
|(See 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 2004-08-30

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