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Subject: Re: Overwriting configuration

Re: Overwriting configuration

From: Jens Arnold <>
Date: Wed, 07 Jun 2006 20:28:32 +0200

On 07.06.2006, Andrew Hart wrote:

> 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?

It's the sector (start_sector_of_first_partition - 2), which is
usually sector 61 on harddisk based targets, and sector 30 on
flash based targets. It makes sure not to overwrite sector 0
(the master boot record).

Regards, Jens
Received on 2006-06-07

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