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Subject: Re: multivolume for harddisk models, too?

Re: multivolume for harddisk models, too?

From: Joseph Jones <>
Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2005 18:21:48 +0000

I rarely do any partitioning that isn't seamless (so, I do do things
like have a /home partition in Linux, and of course a swap partition),
so tbh I could live without this feature. So in that case, I only
really care that my existing experience isn't affected, say, the
battery life for example.

But then, I'm only a user ;)


On Wed, 5 Jan 2005 18:07:42 +0100 (MET), [IDC]Dragon <> wrote:
> >
> > >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.
> Don't worry, I'm not gonna implement this. ;-)
> > How would the USB chip handle this?
> > Would it still be possible to get data on and off the two drives easily?
> If I read the datasheet correct, the ISD300 only supports one drive, but it
> will detect master or slave. In you home HD player you could switch one away
> in USB mode. Not very elegant, though. But 2*138 GB is nice Rockboxing.
> Jrg
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