Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Music collection: 40 GB+, iRiver: 20 GB. Solution?
Re: Music collection: 40 GB+, iRiver: 20 GB. Solution?
From: Svante Tidholm <svante_at_demonbox.com>
Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2005 18:56:26 +0100
I got myself a bigger HD and followed the many excellent guides for
doing this, check out the docs at www.rockbox.org, under the
Hardware section. It was fairly easy (even though I never got one of
the four screws back in...)
>How do you upgrade your Archos?
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Svante Tidholm" <svante_at_demonbox.com>
>To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
>Sent: Saturday, February 26, 2005 5:25 AM
>Subject: Music collection: 40 GB+, iRiver: 20 GB. Solution?
> I had an Archos JBR upgraded to 40 GB that went dead on me some
>while ago, but I of course had a backup of the contents. I decided to
>get myself an iRiver to stay in the Rockbox sphere ( I've loved for
>three years now). My financial situation didn't allow me to get a
>bigger iRiver than the iHP-120, which leaves me with a lot of stuff
>that don't fit in.
> All MP3-organizers (and since Im a Mac OS X person, this is limited
>to iTunes and a few others) are built on the fact that all music
>organized fit on your Mp3-player. All synchronizing functions (in
>iTunes or apps made for sync only) between a folder on your HD and
>your MP3-player are based on the same assumption.
> What I want is a function where you could set the priority of files,
>for example, priority 1 means - Always mirror on MP3-player, priority
>2 means - Rotate these files if there is space, priority 3 mirror if
>there is space.
> You get my idea? What Im after is a way to organize everything and
>still be able to control what ends up on the iRiver. Best would be if
>iTunes (or some other synch app) would have this feature, but a set
>of bash scripts would do. It's a pain to do this manually. Best thing
>would be if I knew all my priority 1 songs were always with me, and
>priority 2 songs would rotate randomly so that I didnt always know
>what was there...
> Any ideas, suggestions on software or other solutions? I think this
>problem will be more and more common since peoples music collections
>tend to grow and still they dont want to/cant afford to upgrade
>MP3-players all the time...
-- /Svante _______________________________________________ http://cool.haxx.se/mailman/listinfo/rockboxReceived on 2005-02-26
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