Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: multivolume for harddisk models, too?
Re: multivolume for harddisk models, too?
From: Björn Stenberg <bjorn_at_haxx.se>
Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2005 14:30:45 +0100
> We could enable this feature across all models, at a cost of growing Rockbox
> by ~900 bytes. Perhaps half of this is the fat driver layer, the rest for
> file system, UI, etc. Each partition mount we prepare for costs ~100 bytes,
> the Ondio currently supports 2 of them.
> Would this be of any use, are people partitioning their disks and want to
> browse across? To how many partitions should we limit ourselves? (Don't dare
> to ask for a config option.)
I think we should enable this for all models, with max 4 partitions.
> A very special application would be a home HD player from a scrapped Archos,
> with 2 disk drives, or a Compact Flash slot. This would require a little
> addition to the ATA driver, treating the drive# parameter for a master/slave
> decision. Right now only the MMC driver supports 2 drives.
When/if someone makes such a special application he/she will adjust the ata driver for it aswell. And then we can commit that.
-- Björn _______________________________________________ http://cool.haxx.se/mailman/listinfo/rockboxReceived on 2005-01-05