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Subject: Re: Overwriting configuration

Re: Overwriting configuration

From: Andrew Hart <>
Date: Wed, 07 Jun 2006 10:28:42 -0400

Now, I'm curious. Where exactly on the drive does Rockbox store this
info? If it is outside the filesystem (which is FAT32 if I'm not
mistaken) is it in the MBR or partition table or is it somewhere else?


At 09:10 07-06-2006, you wrote:
>Rockbox does not store its configuration as a file. It is stored in
>an area of the disk outside the filesystem. However, when changes
>are made that affect the structure of the settings data, the
>settings version changes and the settings must be reset. You should
>use the manage settings->Write configuration file option to write
>your settings to a text configuration file and then reload them by
>simply opening this file in Rockbox later when you want to restore
>your settings.
>Andrew Conkling wrote:
>>Last time I updated, I simply unzipped the folder to my IAUDIO's root
>>directory. However, when I started it up, my configuration was lost
>>and I had to set all the options again. Must the configuration file
>>be included with the zip? Wouldn't it be generated if it were missing
>James Teh
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>Yahoo: jcs_teh
Received on 2006-06-07

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