Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: ROMbox is back, for all flashable Archos
Re: ROMbox is back, for all flashable Archos
From: George Michaelson <ggm_at_apnic.net>
Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2005 19:14:28 +1000
On Thu, 01 Sep 2005 10:42:33 +0200
Gert Brinkmann <g111_at_netcologne.de> wrote:
> Kaggen wrote:
> > Try http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/RomBox
> Yes, thank you. I already had found this but it all sounds quiet
> theoretical for me, because I do not know much about rockbox, yet.
> After reading this text another time, I understand it as follows:
> Rockbox normally is not placed in the flashrom, but on harddisk (or
> the data-part of a flash-player's flash-device). Only the
> rockbox-bootloader ist placed in the flashrom.
> Rombox is the normal rockbox that instead is completely placed in the
> flashrom together with the boot-loader and so is loaded faster and
> leaves more space on the data-device.
I believe it leaves more space in memory, because the read-only part of the code runs
from ROM, so the RAM memory is available for buffer-space to be used by
rocks or for MP3 buffering.
> Is this right and everything?
Received on 2005-09-01