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Subject: Re: Ondio question

Re: Ondio question

From: BlueChip <>
Date: Fri, 01 Oct 2004 15:02:39 +0100

For the home hifi - and this IS a cray idea IF you've got the skill to do
something so low level...

As you have no battery-style power issues, the size of the available RAM is
not too relevant - you could get mad and add Joliet/UDP format reading to
the core and add a CD/DVD loader to the unit ...But I think you'd be on
your own until the rest of us start building these units.

How carried away?


At 14:57 01/10/2004, you wrote:

>"[IDC]Dragon" <> wrote in message
> >the Ondio has an internal 128MB memory, which is basically an MMC card on a
> >chip, firmly mounted. The control can be switched to an external MMC in a
> >slot. SD cards are thicker and don't fit into the slot, although the logic
> >which drives the card should be capable of SD as well.
> >Archos uses these memories mutually exclusive. If an MMC is plugged, you
> >don't see the internal any more. For USB operation, it certainly has to be
> >like this, because the USB<->MMC bridge chip can only talk to one card.
> >For Rockbox, it is imaginable to switch at runtime as desired, using the
> >memories like 2 drives. But this is a new concept, so far only one HD was
> >supported, don't hold your breath for that.
>Does this mean that potentially I could use 2 x 120gig 3.5" drives in my
>Rockbox Home Stereo. Wow!
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Received on 2004-10-01

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